Todd Moore, associate professor of psychology, and collaborators have developed a scale to assess the five stages they believe characterize the ending of close relationships. Psychology Today featured the research.
For decades, many have assumed that legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart died in a plane crash. Researchers believe they have new evidence that supports the theory that she may have died as a castaway on a remote island. Richard Jantz, professor emeritus of anthropology, reviewed measurements of bones that may have belonged to Earhart.
Thomas Papenbrock, a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, will present “The Atomic Nucleus: The Core of Matter, the Fuel of Stars” at the Science Forum on Friday, November 4. His talk will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in the Thompson-Boling Arena Café, Rooms C-D. The 40-minute presentation will be followed
WVLT-TV Local8Now spoke with political science professor Tony Nownes about what the body language of the US presidential candidates said about them during their final debate.
Daniel Feller, professor of history, recently spoke with WGBH-TV in Boston about the similarities between the 1828 election Andrew Jackson and John Quincy Adams and this year’s presidential race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
Less than two weeks away from Election Day, a presidential candidate and supporters have been declaring that they believe the election system is rigged. Rich Pacelle, head of the UT Department of Political Science, in an interview with WATE-TV Channel 6 noted that the possibility of voter fraud is low, adding that less than one percent of voter fraud happens in the US.
Professor Josh Emery has helped detect water on Psyche, the largest metallic asteroid in the solar system. The asteroid is the target of a proposed NASA mission. The study, published in the Astronomical Journal under the auspices of the US Geological Survey and NASA, provides evidence for water-rich minerals on Psyche, an asteroid that is 186 miles across and is made of almost pure nickel-iron metal.
Department of Physics faculty members Sowjanya Gollapinni and Yuri Efremenko will be hosting an “Ask a Physicist” Facebook Live question and answer session at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 2, on the UT Knoxville Facebook account. Their Facebook Live session is titled “The Ghostly Neutrinos.”
Curious about what to do with your body after you die? CNN has compiled its top 10 suggestions and UT’s Anthropology Research Facility–commonly known as the Body Farm–is on the list.
Al Hazari visited with WBIR-TV Channel 10 to preview a part of his annual ‘Magic of Chemistry’ show.