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Atomic Insights

Ju Li has created a window into a world where things are inconceivably small and change inconceivably fast.

Yuriy Román knew that to change the future of catalysis he’d have to cross the boundary between chemical engineering and materials science. Photo: Len Rubenstein

Catalyzing Greener Products

Yuriy Román knew that to change the future of catalysis he’d have to cross the boundary between chemical engineering and materials science.

Franz-Josef Ulm: In spotting this aerial photo of a city, he made a connection between the patterns of houses and streets and the underlying molecular structure of concrete. Len Rubenstein

Urban Physics

Franz-Josef Ulm’s serendipitous observation leads to research linking physics and urban planning.