Archives for May 8, 2014

Oerther selected as Jefferson Science Fellow

Daniel B. OertherDr. Daniel B. Oerther, the John A. and Susan Mathes Chair of Environmental Engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been selected as a Jefferson Science Fellow for 2014-2015. He and 12 others will begin their one-year assignments in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 11, 2014.

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Missouri S&T physics students achieve nuclear fusion

Pressure building in the middle of the fusion grid. Photo submitted.

Pressure building in the middle of the fusion grid. Photo submitted.

A team of three undergraduate physics students from Missouri University of Science and Technology have achieved nuclear fusion of deuterium into helium. The reaction was achieved as part of the students’ final project for their senior research laboratory class.

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