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Articles: Research

A smokestack spewing smoke with a wind turbine in its shadow

Illustration by Taylor Callery

Research

Rather than shutting down turbines, China can harness surplus wind energy to make “green” hydrogen fuel and industrial chemicals.

10.6.21

Composite illustration of African American poets Phillis Wheatley, Melvin B. Tolson, Dudley Randall, Gwendolyn Brooks, Yusef Komunyakaa, Paul Laurence Dunbar

Left to right: Phillis Wheatley, Melvin B. Tolson, Dudley Randall, Gwendolyn Brooks, Yusef Komunyakaa, Paul Laurence Dunbar. In the background: On Virtue, written in 1766 by Phillis Wheatley

Photomontage illustration by Niko Yaitanes

Kevin Young’s anthology of African American poetry, from Phillis Wheatley to hip hop

September-October 2021

COVID-19 patients on a hospital ward

Photograph by David Grossman Alamy Stock Photo

Lessons learned from the continuing confrontation with the coronavirus

September-October 2021

portrait photograph of Nicholas Stephanopoulos in a casual shirt and jeans

Nicholas Stephanopoulos

Photograph by Jim Harrison

An election-law scholar and litigator zeroes in on political gerrymandering.

September-October 2021

Photograph of Faculty of Arts and Sciences dean Claudine Gay

Dean Claudine Gay back in University Hall, after leading the Faculty of Arts and Sciences remotely during the pandemic

Photograph by Jim Harrison

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences leader’s plans before and beyond the pandemic

September-October 2021

Illustration of a man plugging his ears on the roof of his house as floodwaters engulf the building

Illustration by John Holcroft

Bridging the gulf to science deniers

September-October 2021

Illustration of ice melting and spilling out of a bowl

Illustration by Dan Page

The effect of post-glacial rebound was overlooked in the West Antarctic

September-October 2021

Illustration of a man commuting to work

Illustration by Gwen Keraval

Long commutes harm productivity and innovation.

September-October 2021

Opportunities in admissions, online degrees, research, and more

September-October 2021