CAMBRIDGE, MASS, Jul 9 - The official volleyball team of the Manoharan group, known as the "Hot Blue Cotingas," won their Rhino League match today in two sets. Middle hitter and vice-captain Solomon said it was "a dominant performance from start to finish" for the Cotingas.
The game ball went to team captain and manager Annie for devising and executing what outside hitter Victoria called "a flawless game plan." Annie gave credit to her teammates. "We really...
Congrast to Annie for winning 1st place in the Science as Art competition at the 2018 Applied Physics Festival at Harvard!
Her photo shows polystyrene nanospheres in a polycrystalline arrangement that gives rise to iridescent structural color. The image was captured through the eyepiece of a microscope, which is why we see a circular field of view surrounded by darkness, resembling a planet in space. The name of the piece is "Soft Colors from Another Planet", inspired by the album "Soft Sounds from Another Planet" by Japanese Breakfast.
We have several new members of our group! Danai has joined the artificial cells project as a postdoc. Cheng will be working with braided nanowires as a postdoc. LaNell is a graduate student joining Rees and Aaron on the virus project, and Ron is working on code to intepret holographic microscopy images.