It’s just as well that Tullis Onstott doesn’t suffer from claustrophobia. During the academic year, the Princeton geoscientist works in an office in the sub-basement of the university’s Guyot Hall a floor some of his colleagues didn’t even know existed.
People say money doesn’t buy happiness. Except, according to a new study from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School, it sort of does up to about $75,000 a year
On Wednesday, President Obama will make the most important speech of his presidency. We hear this phrase so much that it has become a clich
Americans are suckers for a good ranking. Give people a copy of the annual U.S. News & World Report on the country’s best colleges and you’ll have them gloating, sulking and arguing over the results for hours.
Researchers in the U.S. have proposed a new way of allocating responsibility for carbon emissions they say could solve the impasse between developed and developing countries
At the end of the year, governments from around the world will meet in Copenhagen hopefully to hammer out a new treaty the successor to the Kyoto Protocol, which expires in 2012 to reduce global greenhouse-gas emissions. Their lack of time aside, diplomats face a very large, very immovable hurdle on the way to a new Kyoto. Developed countries like the U.S., which refused to ratify the original treaty, are responsible for most of the CO2 in the atmosphere and more than a century of industrialization has helped make them rich which would indicate that they should shoulder the lion’s share of future emissions reductions.
It is often said that Stanford students are like ducks: calm and happy on the surface, but paddling like hell under the water to stay afloat. The so-called “Stanford duck syndrome” embodies the culture at this Palo Alto, California, campus.