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November 21, 2022
Dozens of RIT researchers included on Stanford University’s list of the world’s top 2% of scientists
Numerous Rochester Institute of Technology faculty, professors emeriti, and postdoctoral researchers were recognized as top-cited scientists in their fields, according to a Stanford University study published by Elsevier.
January 21, 2022
Researchers detect 1st merger between black holes with eccentric orbits
Space.com reports on research led by RIT scientists on a merger of two black holes with eccentric orbits.
January 20, 2022
RIT scientists confirm a highly eccentric black hole merger for the first time
For the first time, scientists believe they have detected a merger of two black holes with eccentric orbits. According to a paper published in Nature Astronomy by researchers from RIT and the University of Florida, this can help explain how some of the previous black hole mergers are much heavier than previously thought possible.