Spotlight on the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory

Princeton researchers collaborate closely with researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL), located about three miles from the University’s main campus at Princeton’s Forrestal Campus. GFDL is a Continue Reading →

Detection of cosmic effect may bring universe’s formation into sharper focus

The first observation of a cosmic effect theorized 40 years ago could provide astronomers with a more precise tool for understanding the forces behind the universe’s formation and growth, including the enigmatic phenomena of dark energy and dark matter. A large Continue Reading →

Storm of the century may become storm of the decade

As the Earth’s climate changes, the worst inundations from hurricanes and tropical storms could become far more common in low-lying coastal areas, a study from Princeton and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) suggests. The Continue Reading →

Wildlife and Cows can be partners, not enemies, in search for food

Princeton researchers are leading an effort to put to pasture the long-held convention of cattle ranching that wild animals compete with cows for food. Two studies offer the first experimental evidence that allowing cattle to Continue Reading →

Princeton biologist Bonnie Bassler receives L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science award

Bonnie Bassler, the Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, was among five scientists worldwide selected to receive the 2012 For Women in Science Award presented by UNESCO and cosmetics Continue Reading →