Science and Math

At once foundational, contemporary, and forward-thinking – science and math at RIT blend a passion for research, the practical application of theory, and the active pursuit of new discoveries to create a potent mix.

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Related Stories

  • June 23, 2020

    screenshot of program that searches math formulas.

    RIT researchers create easy-to-use math-aware search interface

    Researchers at RIT have developed MathDeck, an online search interface that allows anyone to easily create, edit and lookup sophisticated math formulas on the computer. Created by an interdisciplinary team of more than a dozen faculty and students, MathDeck aims to make math notation interactive and easily shareable, and it's is free and open to the public.

  • June 18, 2020

    'x-ray flare from a very young star.'

    X-rays From a Newborn Star Hint at Our Sun's Earliest Days  

    NASA mentions Joel Kastner, professor in the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science and School of Physics and Astronomy, and alumnus David Principe '10 Ph.D. (astrophysical science and technology) for being part of a team that observed an X-ray flare from a very young star using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.

  • June 18, 2020

    Hubble image of gas and dust ejected from a star.

    Hubble Provides Holistic View of Stars Gone Haywire  

    NASA features Joel Kastner, a professor in RIT’s Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science and School of Physics and Astronomy, and astrophysical science and technology Ph.D. students Jesse Bublitz and Paula Moraga on their latest Hubble telescope observations.

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