science http://wrvo.org en Cornell synchrotron gets $100 million shot in the arm from NSF http://wrvo.org/post/cornell-synchrotron-gets-100-million-shot-arm-nsf <p></p><p>Cornell University’s state-of-the-art particle accelerator won’t face a loss of funding for the next few years at least. The National Science Foundation will spend $100 million to keep the synchrotron running.</p><p>Cornell’s High Energy Synchrotron Light Source, or CHESS, is one of only two of its kind in the United States. CHESS uses high intensity x-ray and radiation to test hypotheses in physics, biology, and chemistry.</p><p>The lab will now receive $100 million over the next five years.</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:44:48 +0000 Matt Martin 54692 at http://wrvo.org Cornell synchrotron gets $100 million shot in the arm from NSF Neil deGrasse Tyson discusses "Cosmos," Carl Sagan and today's scientific culture http://wrvo.org/post/neil-degrasse-tyson-discusses-cosmos-carl-sagan-and-todays-scientific-culture <p></p> Sun, 09 Mar 2014 12:34:00 +0000 Gino Geruntino 52353 at http://wrvo.org Neil deGrasse Tyson discusses "Cosmos," Carl Sagan and today's scientific culture Neil deGrasse Tyson talks space, innovation and science in popular culture http://wrvo.org/post/neil-degrasse-tyson-talks-space-innovation-and-science-popular-culture <p></p> Sat, 23 Nov 2013 13:34:00 +0000 Gino Geruntino 47546 at http://wrvo.org Neil deGrasse Tyson talks space, innovation and science in popular culture New center bridges divide between man and machine http://wrvo.org/post/new-center-bridges-divide-between-man-and-machine <p>A new center dedicated to bridging the divide between man and machine was launched Tuesday at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy. The new Center for Cognition, Communication, and Culture (CCC) will focus on improving ways humans can interact with and learn from computers.<br> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 14:26:01 +0000 Marie Cusick 29098 at http://wrvo.org