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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Ramesh was the founding director of the Department of Energy SunShot Initiative.

Ramamoorthy Ramesh talks energy efficiency at 10th Annual Achenbach Lecture

September 20, 2023

When members of the Northwestern academic community sat down in the Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center Wednesday afternoon for the 10th Achenbach Lecture, they were met with a warning: energy...

Three cartoon people — one with green skin — smile at a phone. Text on the image says “Star Trek Lower Decks season three.”

Reel Thoughts: ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ offers nerdy jokes and heartfelt stories

November 17, 2022

“Star Trek” has been running off and on since 1966. That means one of its newest shows, an animated comedy, has more than enough past material to make fun of. “Star Trek: Lower Decks” combines...

Brainstorm: Looking for life among the stars

Brainstorm: Looking for life among the stars

April 24, 2022

    Far from the lightspeed space travel of science fiction, real-life astrobiologists apply disciplines ranging from computer programming to molecular analysis in order to study alien...

Diana Adesola Mafe. The English professor discussed her research on black women in speculative fiction at an event on Monday.

Diana Adesola Mafe discusses black womanhood in Western speculative fiction

January 28, 2020

As a child in the 80s, Diana Adesola Mafe was a fan of sci-fi movies, from “Robocop” to “The Terminator.” But when she grew up and started looking at the media of her childhood with a more critical...

RTVF professor discusses collection of Spock action figures

March 4, 2015

A&E Radio, Television and Film department chairman David Tolchinsky owns a collection of nearly a dozen Spock action figures. Tolchinsky watched Star Trek as a kid and always had an interest in Spock,...

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