Dr. Chris Danforth, Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics, has been appointed to the Flint Professorship in the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Vermont.
UVM's Hedonometer project has been featured in a BBC News story on big data, "Tomorrow's cities: How big data is changing the world."
Consider an experiment where one draws liquid through a straw by applying a pressure difference between its ends. This is equivalent to opening up a faucet, and the flow across the straw will depend on its size as well as the nature of the atoms making up the fluid inside it. Next, decrease the temperature to near absolute zero, ...
It's "evolution on steroids," according to Morgan Freeman who explores the robotics work of UVM Professor Josh Bongard and Cornell Professor Hod Lipson in this episode of "Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman."