When Prof. Juan de Pablo and his collaborators set about to explain unusual peaks in what should have been featureless optical data, they thought there was a problem in their calculations. In fact, what they were seeing was real. The peaks were an indication of molecular order in a material thought to be entirely amorphous and random: Their experiments had produced a new kind of glass.
Molecular scientists unexpectedly produce new type of glass
Posted: 08 / 21 / 2015
2015 Impact Report
Posted: 08 / 06 / 2015
2015 was an outstanding year for Arete and our partners. We ended the year with over 19 million dollars in successful grant proposals. We increased the number of faculty we work with to 243, we helped secure one of the largest foundation awards the Divinity School has ever received, and we made front page news on the UChicago homepage. Our 2015 report highlights some of the key moments and milestones that stood out this year.
UChicago anthropologist improves climate change models using historical data
Posted: 07 / 14 / 2015
Kathleen Morrison takes on an “insanely ambitious effort” to improve global climate change models by using historical landcover data.
MBL CELEBRATION OF DISCOVERY
Posted: 05 / 15 / 2015
We're counting down the days until the MBL Celebration of Discovery. The UChicago - MBL summer retreat will be held in dreamy Woods Hole, MA from July 10 - 12.