Latest Stories in September
Chemists Make Playdough/Lego-Like Hybrid to Create Tiny Building Blocks
Sep 18, 2017
Playdough and Legos are among the most popular childhood building blocks. But what could you use if you wanted to create something really small—a structure less than the width of a human hair? It turns out, a team of NYU chemists has found, this can be achieved by creating particles that have both playdough and Lego traits.
“Fear City: How New York City’s Fiscal Crisis Led to the Rise of Austerity Politics” – Oct. 17
Sep 15, 2017
The Henry Hart Rice Urban Policy Forum @ NYU Wagner will feature a talk by NYU historian Kim Phillips-Fein, author of a new book examining the lasting impact of the roller-coaster 1975 fiscal crisis.