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A Review of Photon Rings in Schwarzschild Black Holes, Katarzyna Krzyzanska, UG '22 (2310579)

General relativity predicts that light can enter into orbit around a black hole, producing photon rings. Analyzing images of the photon rings and the accretion disk of a black hole can thus give us a…

From  Research Princeton Research Day on April 29th, 2021 1 likes 59 plays

Efficient Propulsion of a Robotic Tuna, Agnes Robang, UG '23 ( 2734812)

Most underwater vehicles today have spinning propellers, but designers of these vehicles are turning to nature for inspiration on improving the technology. Tuna are one of the most efficient…

From  Research Princeton Research Day on April 28th, 2021 2 likes 241 plays

Helicobacter pylori: a pathogenic plot twist on the straight rod story

The diversity of shapes that bacteria exhibit has fascinated microbiologists for more than 300 years. Bacteria use their shapes to navigate complex environments to find nutrients, evade host…

From  Research Princeton Research Day on April 29th, 2020 0 likes 102 plays