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Shibli Faraz Integrated Physical Oceanography Laboratory at NIO

Senator Syed Shibli Faraz, Federal Minister of Science and Technology, visited the National Institute of Oceanography. The Minister inaugurated the Integrated Physical Oceanography Laboratory (IPOL) at the NIO and Dr. Samina Kidwai, Director General of the NIO, briefed the Minister…

Spotlight: UK research links with Ukraine

As Russian invasion emphasizes collaborations, analysis shows growing R&D ties between the two countries UK academic links with Ukraine have grown steadily over the past decade, with UK researchers now the country’s sixth most important contributor. As Russia stages an…

Global Research Community Condemns Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Ukrainian soldiers march through the center of Kiev, bombarded by Russian forces.Credit: Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine has sparked a wave of condemnation from scientists and research organizations around the world. Some organizations in Western countries have decided…

Third Annual STEM Event Connects Students to Argonne

For students from underrepresented communities, access to top science internships has not been easy to obtain in the past. To remedy this problem and give some of America’s brightest students the opportunity to learn and discover alongside professional scientists, the…

Remembering the MIT Radiation Lab

In the late 1980s, our company managed to procure the complete 28-volume MIT Radiation Laboratory (Rad Lab) series, published in 1947, for the company’s library. For me, these books were interesting because I love history and ancient technology, but I…

UAPB joins 3-state research effort and will develop quantum technology

A quantum materials research effort highlighted in a White House announcement last week will expand to include the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Federal officials announced a workforce development strategy last Tuesday to accompany an already underway campaign to…

The Security Effort Testing Lab

Several of my friends and university associates have criticized me for being critical of them and their approach to security. Ironic to use criticism to condemn criticism. But for me, I was not critical but rather analytical. Although I disagree…

Caltech appoints new director of Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

Laurie Leshin officially assumes her role as director of NASA’s JPL and vice president of Caltech in May.Credit: photo courtesy of Worcester Polytechnic Institute The distinguished geochemist and space scientist brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in academic…

President Laurie Leshin leaves WPI for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory at CalTech

WORCESTER — Laurie Leshin, president of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, has been named director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a California-based space exploration organization affiliated with NASA. Leshin, a geochemist and space scientist, will be leaving WPI at the end of…

An Israeli astronaut will test these 35 experiments in space

Clean meat grown in microgravity conditions, a vest that protects against radiation and technology that combats neuro-ocular syndrome associated with spaceflight (visual impairment, intracranial pressure, long space missions) are among the 35 Israeli experiments having received final approval to head…

Virtual Academy Spring Classes Tackle Life Skills, Science and Art | Kris Caps

The virtual enrichment classes available through the UAF 365 SMART Academy (science, math, art, hobbies, technology) will make adults want to enroll. But only K-12 students are eligible. Registration is now open for more than 50 spring classes that include…

Mohenjodaro Art Webinar: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Jalandhar: The Department of History and Fine Arts organized a webinar on “The Dancers of Mohenjodaro — Arts, History and Politics”. Dr Ashish Kumar, assistant professor at Panjab University, Chandigarh, was the resource person for the day….

Science Museum, the new “Stem” laboratory to fall in love with scientific subjects

From Marta Gaza Algorithms, software and visual data in the new laboratories of the “Futur Inventeur” space. Three rooms to “cure” those who suffer from physics and mathematics books Colorful tubes hang from the ceiling like chandeliers. A forest of…

University researchers develop state-of-the-art diving safety equipment

An investment of € 200,000 from the Maltese Council for Science and Technology (MCST) was crucial for the creation of a collaborative project between scientists from the Department of Physics (including members of the Electromagnetism group) and the Institute of…

DIAT obtains advanced laser lab and high power CO2 laser facility

Khadakwasla, December 6, 2021: The Defense Institute of Advanced Technology Pune, considered as the University of the Defense R&D Department, Ministry of Defense, Indian Government has set up two laboratories “Advanced Laser Laboratory” and “High Power CO2 Laser Facility ”to…

Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Tuskegee University Collaborate on Advanced Research on Bioderative Materials

Newswise – The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Tuskegee University have formed a partnership to develop new biodegradable materials for use in buildings, transportation, and biomedical applications. The collaboration combines ORNL’s expertise in biosciences, high performance computing…

Quest to control our genes by the power of thought

The power to control living cells by treating molecules like switches or transistors has been established in principle. Synthetic biologists think we might be on the verge of reorganizing life itself, but will we really reach a point where our…

PPG supports a chemistry laboratory for STEM education in Italy

PPG announced the opening of an interactive chemistry lab at the Leonardo da Vinci National Science and Technology Museum in Milan. PPG helped fund the design and renovation of the lab as well as the development of its equipment and…

Strategic Laboratory Leadership Program extends to laboratories across the country%

Editor’s Note: This item was originally published by the University of Chicago. In 2007, a new leadership training initiative for scientists at the Argonne National Laboratory and the Fermi Accelerator National Laboratory was launched as a small pilot project. This…

Michael Campbell retires as Director of the Laser Energy Lab: NewsCenter

October 26, 2021 Campbell, which has attracted record funding for the Laser Energy Laboratory (LLE) and fostered stronger relationships with federal and state governments, universities, industry and between LLE and River Campus, will step down in December . Michael Campbell….

BICEP3 tightens the limits of cosmic inflation

Physicists looking for signs of primordial gravitational waves by sifting through the first light in the cosmos – the cosmic diffuse background (CMB) – have reported their findings: still nothing. But far from a failure, the latest results of the…

Eight Nobel Laureates, NASA’s first Armenian astronomer expected for STARMUS festival in Armenia – Public Radio of Armenia

Armenia will host the 6th STARMUS Science and Arts Festival next year. Armenian President Armen Sarkissian, STARMUS Festival Founding Director Garik Israelyan, High Tech Industry Ministers Vahagn Khachatryan and Education, Science, Culture and Sports Minister Vahram Dumanyan made the announcement…

Experiments confirm the unique response of a quantum material to circularly polarized laser light

Newswise – When the COVID-19 pandemic ended experiments at the Department of Energy’s National SLAC Accelerator Lab early last year, Shambhu Ghimire’s research group was forced to find another way to study an intriguing research target: quantum materials known as…

Experiments confirm the uniq of a quantum material

Image: Laser light is generally linearly polarized, which means that its waves oscillate in only one direction – up and down, in the example on the left. But it can also be circularly polarized, to the right, so that its…

Topological insulators conduct electricity on their surfaces but not through their interiors. – ScienceDaily

When the COVID-19 pandemic ended experiments at the Department of Energy’s National Accelerator Laboratory SLAC early last year, Shambhu Ghimire’s research group was forced to find another way to to study an intriguing research target: quantum materials known as topological…

Three scientists from Los Alamos National Laboratory elected 2021 members of the American Physical Society

Left 2021 APS Fellows Eric Brown, Nathan Moody and Takeyasu Ito. Courtesy / LANL LANL News: Three scientists from the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) were elected members by the American Physical Society (APS). The new APS fellows are Eric…

Experiments reveal the formation of a new state o

image: The iron-based superconducting material, Ba1 − xKxFe2As2, is set up for experimental measurements. seen Following Credit: Vadim Grinenko, Federico Caglieris The central principle of superconductivity is that electrons form pairs. But can they also condense into quartets? Recent findings…

Experiments reveal new state of matter-electron quadruplets – sciencedaily

The central principle of superconductivity is that electrons form pairs. But can they also condense into quartets? Recent findings have suggested they can, and a physicist at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology today published the first experimental evidence for…

Week in Tech: Opening of a living architecture laboratory in Switzerland

Romain Keller The HiLo unit The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ), the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Sciences and Technologies (Eawag) officially inaugurated HiLo, a living laboratory…

LANL Honors Four Awards for Research and Leadership with Lab Fellow Awards – Los Alamos Reporter

LANL Researchers, clockwise from top left: Andrew Gaunt, Bill Daughton, Eva Birnbaum and Cristiano Nisoli will be honored by the LANL Fellows Prizes. Photo courtesy of LANL LANL PRESS RELEASE Four researchers from the Los Alamos National Laboratory will be…

National Physical Laboratory Announces Appointment of New Chairman of the Board of Directors of NPL Management Ltd

Today, the National Physics Laboratory (NPL) and the Economic, Energy and Industrial Strategy Department (BEIS) announce the appointment of Professor Graeme Reid as the new chair of the NPL Management Consulting Ltd (NPLML). Graeme is professor of science and research…

Four Los Alamos researchers named 2021 Laboratory Fellows

Newswise – Los Alamos, NM, September 30, 2021 – Four researchers were named 2021 Los Alamos National Laboratory Fellows: Baolian Cheng, Elizabeth Hunke, David A. Smith and Blas Uberuaga. “To be a member of the lab is to be a…

Four Los Alamos researchers named 2021 lab fellows – Los Alamos Reporter

The 2021 Los Alamos National Laboratory Fellows are: Elizabeth Hunke and Baolian Cheng, top row, and David A. Smith and Blas Uberuaga, bottom row. Photo courtesy of LANL LANL PRESS RELEASE Four researchers were named 2021 Los Alamos National Laboratory…

Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and Hewlett Packard Enterprise Prepare for Exascale Era with New Test Bed Supercomputer

Newswise – The new Argonne National Laboratory system, Polaris, built by HPE, will optimize AI, engineering and scientific projects for the future Aurora exascale supercomputer. MOUNT, He is HOUSTON, August 25, 2021 – The United States Department of Energy Argonne…

Christopher Deeney Appointed Deputy Director of the Laser Energetics Laboratory : NewsCenter

August 18, 2021 Christopher Deeney. (photo Andrea Starr) A science and innovation leader, Deeney brings extensive experience in managing complex operations to this new role at the University’s Laser Lab. Christopher Deeney will join the University of Rochester as Deputy…

Hands-on experiences keep students sharp during the summer months

Camp Invention is a national STEM summer camp for students from Kindergarten to Grade 6. The program has been in Coshocton since 2009 with Coshocton camps and Warsaw primary schools. This year’s mods included building solar-powered robots, a duck launcher,…

£ 6million in particle physics research grants

Particle physics research at the University of Manchester has received a boost in the form of UK research and innovation grants of over £ 6million. The money comes from the UKRI’s Science and Technology Facilities Council, which supports particle physics…