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200,000 ways to tie a tie

200,000 ways to tie a tie

Chris Nguyen, Staff Reporter
September 23, 2016
Filed under News, Spotlight On: Research

The marriage of art and science is not a novel concept; yet whenever such a companionship arises, it never fails to amaze people how beauty can arise from intensive study. Harsh Mathur, a professor in the Department of Physics for 20 years, brings together these two fields in an interdisciplinary union. ...

Gravitational waves discovery creates opportunity for further study

Christopher Gittings, Staff Reporter
February 19, 2016
Filed under News, Spotlight On: Research

On Feb. 11, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) made a historic announcement at the National Science Foundation. For the first time ever, humans have managed to detect the the presence of gravitational waves, reinforcing the principles of Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity...

The tree that time forgot

The tree that time forgot

Julia Bianco, News Editor
November 7, 2014
Filed under Headlines, News, Top Stories

One of the trees on CWRU's main quad is a descendant of the tree that inspired Isaac Newton's theory of gravity.

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