Prateek Mittal speaks to class.

Center for Information Technology Policy gives students up-close government experiences

August 31, 2022

Students in this program spent roughly eight weeks working for agencies like the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Trade Commission and the Iowa Attorney General’s Office.

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Why ‘erasure’ could be key to practical quantum computing

August 31, 2022

A new method for correcting errors in the calculations of quantum computers potentially clears a major obstacle to a powerful new realm of computing.

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Princeton energy and climate experts weigh in on the impact of the Inflation Reduction Act

August 27, 2022

Princeton climate and energy experts weighed in on the significance of the new law, and what it means for reducing carbon emissions and mitigating climate change

Fighting climate change is wildly popular but most Americans don’t know that

August 23, 2022

Most Americans support climate action. Most Americans also believe their fellow citizens don’t agree.

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Humanities students showed their entrepreneurial strength at annual Demo Days

August 22, 2022

With apps to build social connections, increase reading skill and offer an immersive experience in the arts, this summer’s accelerator program at the Keller Center was full of humanities-focused entrepreneurs.

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Researchers unfolded elegant equations to explain the enigma of expanding origami

August 22, 2022

Researchers increasingly use this kind of technique, drawn from the ancient art of origami, to design spacecraft components, medical robots and antenna arrays.

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Burying short sections of power lines would drastically reduce hurricanes’ future impact on coastal residents

August 17, 2022

Heatwaves driven by climate change could combine with power outages to increase damage from hurricanes. But researchers found there is a relatively simple fix utilities could make to dramatically lessen future problems.

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A fluid interaction inspired a breakthrough in fluid dynamics

August 17, 2022

Graduate student Danielle Chase and post-doc Christina Kurzthaler brought their respective strengths to a collaboration that resulted in a ground-breaking new understanding of a problem of longtime interest to numerous industries.

Young professionals from around the world played a game that demanded they solve climate change. Balance proved best.

August 10, 2022

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Leonard, an expert on group dynamics, awarded top honor in control systems

August 10, 2022

Leonard has developed theory and algorithms to explain the structures behind the behaviors of leaderless groups like fish schools. The work enables development of decentralized teams of autonomous vehicles or robots.