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Texas Unleashes Stampede for Science

You hear it before you see it—a roar like a factory in full production. But instead of cars or washing machines, this factory produces scientific knowledge. Stampede,...

 
 

Eye on the Hurricane

Clint Dawson isn’t exactly a thrill-seeker. The soft-spoken engineer has never lived through a hurricane and says the only way he’d agree to see one firsthand...

 
 

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Great Ideas on Energy: Wasting Less Food, Making Energy Exciting

A century ago, The University of Texas was built on energy. Some sources may have changed, but as these brilliant innovations prove, UT is still charging ahead.   3....

 
 

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Great Ideas on Energy: Automated Drilling, Government Support, Cooling Down Supercomputers

A century ago, The University of Texas was built on energy. Some sources may have changed, but as these brilliant innovations prove, UT is still charging ahead. 17....

 
 

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,...

 
 

Your Morning Geek-Out: How Planets Are Born [Watch]

If you like space, or even gazing up at the night sky, the latest UT Astronomy Department project may capture your imagination. The Texas Advanced Computing Center...

 
 

UT Toolkit Readies Texas to Fight the Flu

In 2009, the H1N1 virus struck hard, killing millions of people worldwide. The days of wearing surgical masks at the airport during the swine flu outbreak may be...

 
 

Molecular Matchmaking for Drug Discovery

Some of the greatest advances in pharmaceutical history are thanks to educated guesswork or blind luck. Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin when he noticed that...

 
 

Invisibility Cloaking: Not Just For Harry Potter Anymore [Watch]

It may sound like science fiction, but it’s not: UT researchers have successfully engineered a way to completely cloak an object, making it invisible. Assistant...

 
 

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The Need For Speed

In 10 years, Jay Boisseau has taken UT from supercomputing minor player to national powerhouse. Now he wants to use Texas’ latest machine to tackle society’s...

 
 
 
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