The Observer

200,000 ways to tie a tie

In a talk, Professor Harsh Mathur explained how to use the knot theory to discover 200,000 ways to tie a tie.

Chris Nguyen, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2016

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

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

Newton Tree

Julia Bianco, News Editor

November 7, 2014

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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