Princeton scientists measure quantum correlations between molecules for the first time .
Waseem Bakr and his team cooled molecules down near absolute zero and arranged them in a corrugated lattice resembling an egg carton (created by laser beam interference) to study their collective quantum behavior — with such high resolution that each molecule's quantum behaviors could be observed individually.
A semester's inquiry into sports as the ‘universal language’ .
ESPN investigative reporter Steve Fainaru visited Princeton to teach a course about the broader narratives beyond the x’s and o’s
Princeton cancer researchers find that tumors’ metabolism is slower than suspected .
The discovery has vast implications for cancer treatment, showing that “starve the tumor” strategies are unlikely to be effective.
Patricia Smith and Ilya Kaminsky named Academy of American Poets Chancellors .
Ilya Kaminsky, professor of creative writing at Princeton, and Patricia Smith, visiting professor of creative writing, have been named Academy of American Poets Chancellors. Smith will join the Princeton faculty effective Sept. 1.
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