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The Division of Science strives to provide faculty, students, and staff with the necessary resources to achieve excellence in scholarship and research. Comprised of 230 faculty members and 21 academic departments and units, the Division of Science has more than 1.5 million square feet of space dedicated to scientific research and teaching.

Faculty, students and staff have access to world-class research facilities, instrumentation, funding support, and a variety of workshops, seminars, and lectures. These resources are supported by the Division with the goal of advancing scientific knowledge and inspiring real-world solutions for current and future scientific challenges.

 

 

 

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The Search for Extraterrestrial Air Pollution

The Search for Extraterrestrial Air Pollution

July 25, 2014
Alien factories could be a sign of life outside our solar system. Astrobiologists have come up with two basic ideas for how to find life on planets outside the solar system. The first is to look for telltale gases inexoplanets’ atmospheres, such as oxygen and methane, that would suggest the presence of some rudimentary life form, like bacteria.
Tomorrow isn’t such a long time

Tomorrow isn’t such a long time

June 26, 2014

Whatever the answers to preserving our world’s natural resources might be, it seems clear that they won’t come overnight. How, then, can scientists and governments ensure that the steps they take today won’t jeopardize the fate of future generations?

The answer, Harvard researchers say, may lie in part in a cornerstone to modern society — democratic process.

DOE Awards $100 Million for Innovative Energy Research

DOE Awards $100 Million for Innovative Energy Research

June 25, 2014

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced the awarding of $100 million for Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) to accelerate the scientific breakthroughs needed to build the 21st-century energy economy. Read more here

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