Climate change could cause larger and more frequent hurricane storm surges in New York City, according to a study published in June by Princeton University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers in Nature Climate Change. Read more in The Atlantic.
In the Media
Archive – November 2012
Fusion will transform how we energize our society, argues Stewart C. Prager, the director of the Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory and a professor of astrophysical sciences at Princeton University, in the New York Times blog, Dot Earth.
A study published in the journal Nature finds that global drought has changed little over the past 60 years, casting doubt on the view that climate change has led to more incidents of drought. The research by Justin Sheffield, a research scholar in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton University, and Eric Wood, Princeton's Susan Dod Brown Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, was featured in New Scientist magazine. Read the article.
Princeton University President and molecular biologist Shirley M. Tilghman urged a new approach to science education that involves tackling big questions in tandem with learning the basics. She spoke Tuesday at Harvard University.
Every four years, Princeton neuroscientist Sam Wang successfully predicts the outcome of the presidential election. Find out how he does it in this article in the Philadelphia Inquirer.