UT Physicist will hold a Q&A at Regal Downtown West after the premier of “Particle Fever,” a documentary on the Large Hadron Collider.
Dr. Stacy Clark of the U.S. Forest Services, spoke at Friday’s installment of the UT Science Forum on “American Chestnut Restoration: Can We Bring Back the Mighty Giant.” Her presentation highlighted current efforts being made to restore the large tree. The American chestnut was once one of the most important trees within its growth range, stretching from [...]
Last Saturday, March 8, Malaysia Airlines flight 370 lost contact with air traffic control nearly an hour after takeoff and has since been missing. One week later, the fate of the flight remains a mystery as several theories have been dispelled or are yet to be proven legitimate. University of Tennessee research professor of Aviation [...]
Ron Winslow, a distinguished science writer for the Wall Street Journal, will speak on March 11 at the McClung Museum for the 22nd installment of the Alfred and Julia Hill lecture series. Winslow is widely recognized as the dean of medical writing by journalists, editors and scientists. He will be presenting “Covering Science: Worst of [...]
An assistant professor at UT will address the state of deteriorating wildlife at the UT Science Forum that is being held Friday, March 7 at noon in the Thompson-Boling Arena Ding room C-D. Dr. Marcy J. Souza will present “Epidemics of Less Glamorous Wildlife: What Can We Do to Stop Them?” at the weekly lecture [...]
Don Goldstein, paleontology researcher at the University of Tennessee, spoke at Friday’s Science Forum in an installment entitled: How Can Florida’s Geological Past Help Us Prepare for the Future? In his presentation, Goldstein explained that at times, over the past two million years, Florida has been partially covered by seawater, leaving behind troves of [...]
The University of Tennessee tested Oak Ridge National Laboratory-based LED lights at Thompson-Boling Arena on Monday, Feb. 24. The new light fixtures will replace the current conventional metal halide lights, generating more energy savings per watt. “The success of these lights will be a game changer,” Andrew Wilhelm, president of LED North America, said. Wilhelm [...]
Health experts at the University of Tennessee’s Dept. of Public Health advice everyone to be weary of the flu season and recommend vaccination as precaution.
Y-12 Historian Ray Smith spoke at the second installment of the UT Science Forum about the history of Oak Ridge and the Y-12 Facility.
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