Rensselaer Experiments Weather the Trials of Orbit
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Nanocomposites “Go the Distance” in Space

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Novel nanomaterials developed at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute were sent into orbit on November 16 aboard Space Shuttle Atlantis. This experiment followed the summer launch of an experimental heat transfer system designed by Rensselaer professors that was carried to the International Space Station aboard Discovery. Read more.

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Undergraduate Research at Rensselaer
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With $16.75 million in funding from the Army Research Laboratory (ARL), Rensselaer will launch a new interdisciplinary research center devoted to the study of social and cognitive networks.
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The Center for Social and Cognitive Networks is part of the newly created Collaborative Technology Alliance (CTA) of the ARL, which includes a total of four nationwide centers focused on different aspects of the emerging field of network science.

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The Rensselaer center will be headed by Boleslaw Szymanski, Rensselaer’s Claire & Roland Schmitt Distinguished Professor of Computer Science. Rensselaer will receive $8.6 million of the $16.75 million in total funding to lead the new center for its first five years. Read more
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 Researchers to Develop Next-Generation Radar Systems
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* Researchers have received a grant from the U.S. Air Force to create a laboratory to develop next-generation radar systems. *
 Researchers to Develop Next-Generation Radar Systems
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Seafloor Fossils Provide Clues on Climate Change
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* Miriam Katz has spent the past two decades studying ancient, deep-sea fossils to reconstruct the climates of Earth up to 250 million years ago. *
Seafloor Fossils Provide Clues on Climate Change
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Blueprint for Social Change
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* Research findings show that social innovation increasingly occurs not within a single organization but via platforms for collaboration. *
 Researchers to Develop Next-Generation Radar Systems
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Switching Gears to Greener Transportation
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* Sustainable transportation is not only about what is under the hood of your car. It is also about how you use it. *
New LED drops the "Droop"
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Rensselaer Researchers to Create Semantic Web Platforms for Massive Scientific Collaboration
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* Web scientists at Rensselaer will use the World Wide Web to compile and share scientific data on an unprecedented scale. *
Rensselaer Researchers to Create Semantic Web Platforms for Massive Scientific Collaboration
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