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A small giant in world literature

Marking the 10th anniversary of its founding this year—with celebrations around the country—Open Letter is looking eagerly toward its next decade.

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Freeform optics design approach uses starting-point geometries

Professor Jannick Rolland says that this new design method could help accelerate the adoption of freeform optics in industry.

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Laser bursts generate electricity faster than any other method

Ignacio Franco, assistant professor of chemistry and physics, clarified how ultrafast laser pulses can be used to distort the properties of matter and generate electrical currents.

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Strong sibling bonds help buffer against conflict between parents

Patrick T. Davies a professor of Psychology says, “Most children not only grow up with a sibling but spend more time interacting with siblings than with any other family member.”

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Embracing creativity, dialogue, culture, and scholarship.

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Applying science, technology, and optics to build a better world.

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Natural Science

Broadening our understanding of how the world works.

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Social Science

Gaining insights into people, politics, economics, and society.

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Million Dollars

AS&E research funding in FY2015.


in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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