A UT-ORNL team led by Governor’s Chair Jeremy Smith is using supercomputing to figure out ways to ease the path of turning vegetation into biofuel.
The September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks drastically altered daily norms for many Americans, from heightened security measures at airports to the expectation that a camera is watching every move in public.
Reflecting on her own experience and considering how the world has changed since in the past fifteen years, Laura Wheat offers some thoughts about dealing with tragedy and helping children cope.
Science Magazine featured an upcoming NASA mission that launches this week to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth that could help scientists better understand the early solar system. The article mentions the role of Harry “Hap” McSween, professor emeritus of planetary geoscience, in this mission.
The work of Joshua Emery, Lawrence A. Taylor Associate Professor of Planetary Science, will be instrumental in a new NASA mission to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth that could help scientists better understand the early solar system.
Experts will talk about the latest research on everything from dinosaurs to bears and from nuclear fuel to infant behavior at this fall’s Science Forum.
Wired featured Daniel Simberloff, Gore Hunger Professor of Environmental Studies, in a recent story about human control over species population size.
Mary Campbell, who is both an assistant professor in the School of Art and a lawyer, argues that Mormons may switch their party allegiance in the upcoming presidential election.
Prison museums are proliferating and more popular than ever. Michelle Brown, associate professor of sociology, weighs in on the reasoning behind re-purposing former prisons into museum
Academic Minute featured Julia Jaekel, Assistant Professor in the Department of Child and Family Studies. Jaekel collaborated with Hillary Fouts, director of graduate studies, to explain why it’s important for refugee mothers to keep homeland child caring practices.