A $480,000 gift from the Emily Landecker Foundation will establish the James P. Ferris Fellowship in Astrobiology. ...read more
A team of astrobiology researchers will use a series of nighttime flights on an airborne observatory to search newly born stars for the presence of precursors to life. ...read more
Nano-photonics expert Lin was cited by the American Association for the Advancement of Science for “pioneering and developing photonic crystals.” ...read more
Professor Angel García has been named the new head of the Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy. ...read more



Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s School of Science has appointed new department head, Gyorgy Korniss to lead the Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy. 
New technique produces lens for focused image or spectrum.  
Trevor David Rhone, Assistant Professor, Physics, Applied Phyics and Astronomy, is recipient of the NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER). 
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's physics program has also been ranked 2 out of 23 in the state of New York. This means the physics program at RPI is in the top 5 in New York. See the full ranking of physics programs in New York.

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