Archive for: science

 

The Inventor

UT physicist John Goodenough changed our lives with his pioneering battery research—and he isn’t done yet. On a Monday morning in March, a thunderstorm is pelting...

 
 

UT Scientists Open Can of Worms on Animal Magnetic Field Detection

For centuries, people have wondered how animals navigate, and the source of many species’ keen sense of direction has long been unclear. But now UT researchers...

 
 

TXEXplainer: Methane Hydrate

Can’t see this video? Click here. It’s an elusive, chimerical material locked beneath the Earth’s surface, often called “fire and ice”...

 
 

September|October Alumni Authors

Recently Published   Adventures with a Historian: The Life & Times of John R. “Jack” Hubbard by John R. Hubbard, BA ’38, MA ’39, PhD ’50, Life...

 
 

UT to Cut Funding for Texas Memorial Museum

The Texas Memorial Museum has been a campus institution since it first opened its doors in 1939, drawing students and locals alike to see dinosaur bones, fossils,...

 
 

The Chemistry of “Breaking Bad”

She may not be a criminal mastermind chemistry teacher, but Donna Nelson, PhD ’79, has been instrumental in helping television viewers believe that Walter White,...

 
 

Longhorns on Mars

At NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a group of UT-educated scientists known as the “Texas mafia” is using robots to explore a new frontier. Two and a half...

 
 

Meet William Berdanier, UT’s Latest Marshall Scholar

William Berdanier, a senior majoring in mathematics and physics honors in UT’s Dean’s Scholar’s program, will be heading to the United Kingdom...

 
 

Artist in the Lab, Scientist in the Studio

A protein depicted as a coiling ribbon, an animation of a chemical reaction, a time-lapse movie of planetary motion—all are examples of scientific visualization,...

 
 

Modern Lessons From an Ancient Bird

More than 120 million years ago, a feathered dinosaur called Microraptor roamed what is now northeastern China. Unlike any bird alive today, it had four wings—two...

 
 
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