Alumni in the News
Astronomers discover 83 supermassive black holes in the early universe .
Astronomers from Japan, Taiwan and Princeton University have discovered 83 quasars powered by supermassive black holes that were formed when the universe was only 5 percent of its current age.
Doctoral research helps develop tool to probe plastics’ behavior down to the molecular scale .
For engineers trying to come up with novel materials such as temperature-resistant plastics or flexible glass, the transition temperature is critical. Graduate alumnus Dane Christie, now a materials scientist at Corning Inc., spearheaded the development of a tool probing the transition temperature at the nanoscale level as his doctoral thesis.
Did volcanoes kill the dinosaurs? New evidence points to ‘maybe’ .
Princeton geoscientists have found that massive eruptions in India occurred shortly before the mass extinction that killed the (non-avian) dinosaurs.