Physics Professor Robert Grzywacz was among the scientists invited to Nashville March 27 for recognition of their research adding tennessine to the periodic table of elements.
Turns out that the grains covering the surface of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, act like clingy packing peanuts—they become electrically charged and cause particles to stick to them. The study describing this finding, co-authored by UT researcher Devon Burr, was published this week in the journal Nature Geoscience.
Global politics, US civil liberties, and the popularity of wristwatches and trench coats all have their roots in a transformative but often forgotten moment in history: World War I. As the centennial of America’s entry into the First World War approaches in April, Vejas Liulevicius and Ernie Freeberg, two experts from UT’s Department of History, reflect on the how the conflict’s impact continues to be felt today.
Adam J. Rondinone, senior staff scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, will present “Carbon Dioxide into Ethanol: Waste-to-Fuel Technology” at this week’s Science Forum at noon Friday, March 31.
Chemical engineers from around the region will soon come to Knoxville as UT plays host to the 2017 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Southern Regional Conference.
Tennessee’s overall population continues to grow, with the Nashville and Knoxville metropolitan areas seeing the fastest growth rates in the state, according to the 2016 estimates released today by the US Census Bureau.
Todd Freeberg, associate head of psychology, will present “Do Even the Birds and the Bees Benefit from Diversity?” at this week’s Science Forum, to be held at noon Friday, March 24.
NIMBioS researchers have identified a more sensitive test for detecting the early stages of paratuberculosis, a fatal disease that plagues dairy and beef herds and causes an estimated annual loss of up to $250 million to the US dairy industry.
Two water experts from UT will be panelists at this month’s Southeastern Conference Academic Conference.
The Women in STEM Research Symposium returns to UT on March 21, bringing together students, faculty, and researchers for a day recognizing and strengthening the role of women in science, technology, engineering, and math fields.