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Apollo astronauts’ back-up plans included a head butt

Apollo astronauts’ back-up plans included a head butt

July 19, 2019

When Duncan Moore, Rochester professor of optical engineering, met the Apollo 11 astronauts during 30th anniversary celebrations in 1999 he had to ask: What would you have done if your radios failed during the historic moon walk?

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Ain Center grant will support social entrepreneurs

Ain Center grant will support social entrepreneurs

September 29, 2016

Oasis Foods, a start-up run by three Simon Business School MBA candidates, is an example of the social entrepreneurship the Ain Center for Entrepreneurship hopes to encourage with a $538,000 federal Economic Development Administration grant.

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NSF grant to fund entrepreneurial growth, innovation

NSF grant to fund entrepreneurial growth, innovation

September 27, 2016

An award of $4.2 million from the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps Program will create a regional hub for research-driven commercialization and leverage the national network of I-Corps Nodes.

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2016 Commencement honorary degrees and award recipients announced

2016 Commencement honorary degrees and award recipients announced

May 2, 2016

The University will recognize outstanding contributions of distinguished leaders, scholars and humanitarians by bestowing honorary degrees, Eastman Medals, Hutchison Medals, and awards for scholarship and teaching at this year’s commencement ceremonies.

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Connections: Science Roundtable tackles photonics

Connections: Science Roundtable tackles photonics

August 3, 2015

The monthly science roundtable returns, and this month we have a timely subject: the science and application of photonics.

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25 years later: Fixing the Hubble Space Telescope

25 years later: Fixing the Hubble Space Telescope

April 24, 2015

Twenty-five years ago today, the Hubble Space Telescope was launched. The images it has been sending back to Earth for all these years have become iconic, and yet it came very close to being a billion dollar failure. One of the heroes who rescued Hubble from ruin and made it a great science success story is Rochester optics professor Duncan Moore.

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