Scientists at Princeton University have shown that negatively charged particles known as electrons can flow extremely rapidly due to quantum behaviors in a type of material known as a topological Dirac semi-metal.
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Entrepreneurship committee seeks to engage alumni, campus community in fostering innovations for society
The Princeton Entrepreneurship Advisory Committee has launched a website seeking feedback from alumni, students, faculty and staff about their involvement in and suggestions for entrepreneurial activities at Princeton.
Serving as the Director of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Prager has worked closely within the research community to help develop strategies for the U.S. fusion program. After recently completing a five year term, he has agreed to continue in that position.
Two Princeton University faculty members and a University alumnus were among 33 new members recently elected to the American Philosophical Society (APS), the nation's oldest scholarly organization.
Two faculty proposals have been selected by Princeton's Council for International Teaching and Research to receive grants from the Princeton Global Collaborative Networks Fund.
According to research by a Princeton University graduate student and Sociologist, David Pedulla, the negative attributes of the two stereotypes can cancel one another out in the employment context, challenging the commonly held idea that membership in multiple marginalized groups leads to more discrimination than being a member of a single such group.
Revenge is a dish best served with a side of change. A series of experiments conducted by researchers affiliated with Princeton University has found that punishment is only satisfying to victims if the offenders change their attitude as a result of the punishment.
Two new research technologies — a microscope for probing bacterial biofilms and an instrument to measure the properties of ultrathin plastics — have been awarded funding at Princeton University through the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund. Established in 2009 by Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt, a 1976 Princeton alumnus and former trustee, and his wife, Wendy, the fund supports projects with the potential for broad impacts on research in the natural sciences or eng
As part of an entry level chemistry class, students at Princeton took on the challenge of explaining "What is Color?" to an 11-year old. The task is inspired by The Flame Challenge, an education initiative of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science.