Tag: physics

Visitors’ Nights return this fall to the Missouri S&T Observatory

Posted by on August 17, 2015

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The public is invited to view the Saturn and its rings through Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 16-inch telescope on Thursday, Aug. 20.

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Missouri S&T physics professor invited to NSF workshop in Japan

Posted by on May 29, 2015

Dr. Julia Medvedeva, an associate professor of physics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, will join a panel of experts at the first “U.S.-Japan Materials Genome Workshop” to discuss the best ways to produce low-cost, efficient manufactured products.

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Missouri S&T physics students achieve nuclear fusion

Posted by on May 8, 2014

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A team of three undergraduate physics students from Missouri S&T 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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New book by S&T professor examines small-town life

Posted by on April 24, 2014

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People who return to a small town after 20 years away may not find the local shops they expect to see, but they can easily identify the landmark buildings. A new book by a Missouri S&T professor contemplates the changes that occur to small town buildings and the way those buildings’ roles change over time.

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General physics lecture to be hosted by S&T professor

Posted by on April 8, 2014

Dr. Greg Story, associate professor of physics at Missouri S&T, will present a general lecture on how the universe is impacted by natural forces at The Centre this April. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Renowned physicist to guest lecture at S&T

Posted by on March 7, 2014

Michael Turner, the theoretical cosmologist who coined the term “dark energy,” will visit Missouri S&T and host two guest lectures this spring.

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Jentschura elected APS Fellow

Posted by on December 23, 2013

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Dr. Ulrich D. Jentschura, associate professor of physics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named a fellow of the American Physical Society, one of the world’s largest organizations of physicists.

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S&T tapped to lead FAA Center of Excellence

Posted by on September 25, 2013

Missouri University of Science and Technology is one of 16 universities chosen by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to form a new Air Transportation Center of Excellence (COE) for alternate jet fuels and the environment.

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Yew San Hor receives NSF CAREER award for physics research, education

Posted by on May 9, 2013

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Dr. Yew San Hor, assistant professor of physics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, recently received the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award for young faculty members for his condensed matter research and physics education and outreach.

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Researchers design nanometer-scale material that can speed up, squeeze light

Posted by on April 27, 2013

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In a process comparable to squeezing an elephant through a pinhole, researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have designed a way to engineer atoms capable of funneling light through ultra-small channels.

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