From light to gravity to materials to the molecular building blocks of life itself, studying the way the non-living world works is critical to our scientific advances. Aside from revealing fascinating twists to our understanding of reality, these fields also lay the fundamental groundwork for many interdisciplinary and applied studies.
The task of discovering and characterizing materials is of central importance to all industrial needs in the modern age of chemical engineering. Pharmaceutical companies use this as a starting point in developing a portfolio of drug candidates. The plastics industry is constantly experimenting with new polymer composites in the quest to develop tougher materials for […]