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Center for Matter at Atomic Pressures

Hosted at the University of Rochester and designated as a National Science Foundation (NSF) Physics Frontiers Center, the Center for Matter at Atomic Pressures (CMAP) is a collaboration among faculty, scientists, researchers and students at MIT, Princeton, the Universities of California at Berkeley and Davis, the University at Buffalo, and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

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By combining the talent and resources of leading institutions from across the country, CMAP researchers conduct laboratory-based exploration of planets and stars throughout the universe, including revolutionary states of matter right here on Earth.

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May 3, 2022 | 12:00 pm

What does it take to become a scientist, part 1?

May 3, 2022

This is the first of a series of conversations on WXXI’s Connections with Evan Dawson about what it means to be a scientist. Our guests, UR Professor Adam Frank and three CMAP graduate students, describe their own paths into the field.

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