Tag: physics

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

Posted by on May 9, 2013

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

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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View Jupiter and the moon through S&T’s telescope on Nov. 7

Posted by on October 27, 2008

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Amateur astronomers and curious skywatchers can view Jupiter and the moon after sunset on Friday, Nov. 7, at Missouri S&T using its observatory’s 16-inch telescope.

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Missouri S&T physics department to hold Visitors’ Night at the

Posted by on April 7, 2008

The Missouri University of Science and Technology physics department is sponsoring the final Visitors’ Night for the spring 2008 semester at the Missouri S&T Observatory.

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View the moon at UMR’s Observatory Nov. 16

Posted by on November 9, 2007

The moon will be visible after sunset on Friday, Nov. 16, and amateur astronomers, curious skywatchers and the general public will be able to view it through the University of Missouri-Rolla Observatory’s 16-inch telescope. Viewing is subject to weather conditions.

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Dan Waddill named chair of physics at UMR

Posted by on August 3, 2007

Dr. Dan Waddill, professor of physics at the University of Missouri-Rolla and senior investigator in UMR’s Graduate Center for Materials Research, has been named chair of the physics department at UMR. The appointment took effect Aug. 1.

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UMR astronomy lecture to feature the ‘power of the dark side’

Posted by on March 30, 2007

Learn what astronomers mean when they use terms like “dark matter” and “dark energy” at a free lecture to be held on the University of Missouri-Rolla campus.

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Researchers build ultrasound version of the laser

Posted by on June 9, 2006

Researchers at the University of Missouri-Rolla and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have built an ultrasound analogue of the laser.

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UMR professor receives Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Posted by on April 7, 2006

Dr. Allan Pringle, Curators’ Teaching Professor of physics at the University of Missouri-Rolla, is the recipient of a 2006 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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Emilio Nanni: Global research

Posted by on February 8, 2006

Growing up, Emilio Nanni knew his father enjoyed his job and that one day he would follow in his dad’s footsteps. What he didn’t realize was that those footsteps would one day echo on the same campus.

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