The Sage School of Philosophy at Cornell University has made three senior hires: Shaun Nichols (currently at the University of Arizona), Karolina Hübner (currently at the University of Toronto), and Carlotta Pavese (currently at Duke University). Shaun Nichols, Karolina Hübner, and Carlotta Pavese Shaun Nichols was hired at the rank of full professor. … [Read more...] about Cornell Hires Nichols, Hübner, and Pavese
"Night, when words fade and things come alive. When the destructive analysis of day is done, and all that is truly important becomes whole and sound again." -Antoine de Saint-Exupery When you look out into the Universe, what is it that you typically think of? Do you think of reliable, fixed stars and constellations? The vast expanse of the Milky Way, with its memorable dust … [Read more...] about The Universe is Alive
At the 2015 Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize ceremony. Photo credit: the-star.co.ke. The 2018 winners of the Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature winners will be honoured at the University of Dar es Salaam on February 15, at a ceremony organized by ALAF Ltd. The prize winners are the Tanzanian Zainab Alwi Baharoon, for her novel Mungu Hakopeshwi, … [Read more...] about The University of Dar es Salaam to Host Ceremony for the 2018 Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature
The poetry and fiction shortlists for the 2018 Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature have been announced. They are comprised of manuscripts from Kenya and Tanzania. Founded in 2014 by Dr Lizzy Attree, former director of the Caine Prize and now board member of Short Story Day Africa, and novelist and poet Mukoma wa Ngugi, Professor of English at Cornell … [Read more...] about The 2018 Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature Announces Poetry and Fiction Shortlists
"We don't understand how a single star forms, yet we want to understand how 10 billion stars form." -Carlos Frenck When we look out into the distant Universe, we're also looking back into the Universe's past. The farther away an object is, the longer it's taken its light to travel from it to our eyes. And each time we observe something farther away than anything we've seen … [Read more...] about Found: The First Atoms In The Universe!!!