The new book, “Science Beneath the Surface: A Very Short Guide to the Marcellus Shale,” attempts to offer a reader-friendly, unbiased, scientific guide needed to make well-informed decisions regarding “fracking” in the Marcellus Shale.
Luc Gnacadja, former executive director of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, will deliver Cornell’s 2014 Iscol lecture Tuesday, April 22, at 5 p.m. in Schwartz Auditorium, Rockefeller Hall.
Cornell’s Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies will administer at $370,000, two-year grant from the MacArthur Foundation to further its studies.
Teams from Ithaca High School took first and third place in the first high school programming contest hosted by Cornell's Computer Science Department.
With the inauguration of another student-designed AguaClara water treatment plant in Honduras, 36,000 Hondurans and counting have access to clean water.
Fellows in the Society for the Humanities and guest scholars will discuss new research on the focal theme of "Occupation" at a conference April 18-19.
Where once the Colorado River flowed with 5 trillion gallons of water into its verdant delta at the Gulf of California, that gush has trickled to zero. Cornell and Paleontological Research Institution researchers gathered baseline samples to understand the delta’s ecological profile.
Peering deep into the Milky Way galaxy’s center from a high-flying observatory, Cornell astronomers have discovered identical, rare stars whose dusty and gaseous garb is strictly influenced by an intrusive cluster of neighbors.
Cornell researchers are joining collaborators from across the country to form the Canine Longevity Consortium - the first research network to study canine aging with hopes of gleaning insights into human aging.
Performing Arts for Social Change, a program of the Center for Transformative Action, uses theater to help empower people to express themselves and stage their stories.