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Intersections of Science and Art: Graphene Kirigami Featured in Nature

Work by Melina Blees and collaborators at Cornell University, including principal investigator Professor Paul McEuen, the John A. Newman Professor of Physical Science and director of the Kavli Institute at Cornell for Nanoscale Science (KIC), has been featured in the July 29th issue of Nature. Blees, who is currently an IME Postdoctoral Scholar with STAGE, headed by IME Professor and Distinguished Fellow in the Arts, Science, and Technology, Nancy Kawalek, works on research dealing with an intriguing intersection between science and art known as "graphene kirigami." Watch the Nature video here, which details this fascinating and groundbreaking research.

STAGE launches Nobel Week Festivities in Gothenburg, Sweden

STAGE inaugurates the 2013 Nobel Week Festivities in Gothenburg, Sweden, with a reprise reading of the play Copenhagen, again starring David Gross, 2004 Nobel Laureate in physics; Alan Heeger, 2000 Nobel Laureate in chemistry; and acclaimed British actress Fiona Shaw. Playwright Michael Frayn participates once more.

STAGE opens 100th Anniversary of the famous Solvay Conferences

A staged reading of the Tony Award-winning play, Copenhagen, by Michael Frayn, starring Nobel Laureates David Gross and Alan Heeger as Werner Heisenberg and Niels Bohr, and Award-winning British actor Fiona Shaw as Margrethe Bohr, opens the 100th anniversary celebration of the legendary Solvay Conferences in Physics. Playwright Frayn attends and participates in a post-play discussion.