Now, in findings published June 20 in the Proceedings of the National Academy Sciences, Princeton University chemist Salvatore Torquato and colleagues have solved a conundrum that has baffled mathematical minds since ancient times -- how to fill three-dimensional space with multi-sided objects other than cubes without having any gaps.
Archive – June 2011
The New York Academy of Sciences has named Gerard Wysocki finalist for the 2011 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists.
Prof. Robert Cava has been awarded the Gutenberg Lecture Award from the Materials Science in Mainz (MAINZ) Graduate School for his research on superconductivity.
On June 1, 2011 thirty-five students graduated from the Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) Certificate Program, the largest class in the history of the program. The 2011 MSE class included students from Chemistry, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Art and Archaeology and Economics.