For vaccine dosing decisions, past experience and best guesses won the day in the mad rush to beat back the pandemic. Modeling tools might have made a difference.
Dennis P. Sullivan of Stony Brook University and the City University Graduate Center won the award for "his groundbreaking contributions to topology in its broadest sense, and in particular its algebraic, geometric and dynamical aspects."
In new research led by scientists at the Flatiron Institute's Center for Computational Astrophysics, William Blake’s phrase “to see a world in a grain of sand” is suddenly relevant to astrophysics.
Predictions by researchers at the Flatiron Institute's Center for Computational Astrophysics indicate that it should be possible to directly identify how turbulence heats a given black hole’s plasma from the spectrum of that plasma’s radiation.
With the support of the Simons Foundation, the CUNY Graduate Center is introducing a comprehensive and fully funded Astrophysics master’s program that alleviates the financial and educational impediments that hold back many aspiring scientists.