Author: Peter Ehrhard

Building better aerogels by crushing them

Posted by on December 4, 2018

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Strong, flexible and ultralight aerogels are used in a wide variety of products, from insulation for offshore oil pipelines to parts for space exploration missions. Now, aerogels are undergoing a paradigm shift due to a breakthrough in the understanding of their mechanical properties at the nanoscale level.

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Miner football reaches first post-season bowl since 1950

Posted by on November 13, 2018

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For the first time since 1950, Missouri S&T’s football team will get an opportunity to play in a post-season bowl game. The Miners have been selected to play in the 53rd Mineral Water Bowl this December.

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A conversation with student veterans

Posted by on November 6, 2018

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“I’m around a group of true heroes.” That is the first thing Ben Bridges, president of the Student Veteran Association (SVA) at Missouri S&T, says when he’s asked to talk about Missouri S&T students who are also military veterans.

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S&T’s Space Week is Nov. 5-10

Posted by on October 31, 2018

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Missouri S&T’s Mars Rover Design Team will host a week filled with guest speakers, observatory viewings and a movie screening this November.

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S&T students work to defeat invasive emerald ash borers

Posted by on October 22, 2018

A team of students from Missouri S&T are working to create ash trees that are genetically resistant to the invasive emerald ash borer.

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Celebrate National Chemistry Week at S&T

Posted by on October 22, 2018

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The South Central Missouri local section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) will host an event at Missouri S&T this October to celebrate National Chemistry Week.

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Improving the performance of recycled materials in roads

Posted by on October 17, 2018

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In the future, our highways and neighborhood streets could be paved with shredded car tires, discarded roof shingles and even old roads ground-up into gravel. The idea of recycling materials is not new in pavement technology, but recycled road performance and cost are often prohibitive.

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Missouri S&T crowns 2018 Homecoming royalty

Posted by on October 13, 2018

Missouri S&T crowned the 2018 Homecoming Queen and King at halftime of the Oct. 13 football game between Missouri S&T and William Jewell College.

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Missouri S&T students nominated for Homecoming King

Posted by on October 9, 2018

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Ten students at Missouri S&T have been nominated by student organizations to compete for the title of 2018 Homecoming King.

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Missouri S&T students nominated for Homecoming Queen

Posted by on October 9, 2018

Ten students at Missouri S&T have been nominated by student organizations to compete for the title of 2018 Homecoming Queen.

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