Princeton scientists discover that identifying patterns in data can be a solution to data overload.
Research News Features
Archive – October 2013
Princeton researchers make a fundamental discovery about the likely role of gravity in limiting the size of cells.
The Princeton Center for Theoretical Science is dedicated to exploring the frontiers of theory in the natural sciences.
The annual Princeton Research Symposium is aimed at giving early-career researchers the opportunity to give talks and poster presentations geared toward a general audience.
Princeton researcher studies the effects of using bird song recordings, known as "playbacks" to lure birds out of hiding.
"The Matriarch" follows the life of Jada, an elephant and the matriarch of her family who has survived a brutal poaching attack. Jada's story is interwoven with a riveting science story about the research being done at Mpala which allow us to see just how important elephants are for the environment and what is at risk if they no longer exist in the wild.
Princeton astrophysicist Lyman Spitzer Jr. (1914-1997) was among the 20th Century’s most visionary scientists. He founded the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and pushed for the development of the Hubble Space Telescope. To honor Spitzer’s achievements, some 60 scientists from around the world gathered at Princeton University Oct. 18-20 for a 100th birthday celebration of the pioneering physicist.
“Realignments: A Zebra Story” examines the differences in appearance and behavior of the two zebra species in Kenya, providing insight into the endangerment of the Grevy's zebras and their uncertain future.
Researchers based at Princeton University found that land ecosystems have kept the planet cooler by absorbing billions of tons of carbon, especially during the past 60 years.
Red Crabs could help scientists understand the consequences of climate change for the millions of migratory animals in Earth's tropical zones.
Researchers examine whether guilt is actually embodied as a sensation of weight.
This year's Nobel prizes in physics and physiology or medicine were awarded to researchers with connections to Princeton. Princeton University researchers have been significantly involved in the 50-year endeavor to observe the Higgs boson, and the winner in physiology or medicine, James Rothman, is a former Princeton faculty member.
Professor Serguei Oushakine connects the fragmented dots of the Soviet Union — its culture, its politics, its influence — in a manner that brings greater clarity to fellow scholars and undergraduates.
Five teams, each with three Princeton students and one Kenyan student, were paired with a research scientist. Their goal: to produce a film in the scientist's area of focus.
The Dietrich gift will provide sustained funding for faculty research, seminars and fellowship programs, as well as support undergraduate and graduate student financial aid.