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Mark Alford and Mairin Hynes share why they became scientists ...

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Nathan Brown receives a Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence ...

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Nathan demonstrated his commitment to active learning approaches, his ability to make complex topics approachable to students, and a knack for getting students to ask questions that further their understanding

Mark Sellers has received a 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Mark is doing research on metallic liquids in Prof. Kelton's group...

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Fellows share in the prestige and opportunities that become available when they are selected. Fellows benefit from a three-year annual stipend of $34,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees (paid to the institution), opportunities for international research and professional development, and the freedom to conduct their own research at any accredited U.S. institution of graduate education they choose

Professor Carl Bender discusses how to find your one and only ...

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On the other hand, experimental psychologists who have studied the decision behavior of people in such situations as the fussy suitor problem have shown that people tend to stop searching too soon

Prof. Kater Murch receives the St. Louis Academy of Sciences 2017 Innovation Award ...

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Each year, the academy seeks nominations of outstanding women and men in science, engineering and technology who are known worldwide for their scientific contributions to research, industry and quality of life. Those recognized also have a record of excellence in communicating with the public or mentoring colleagues.

Professor Mark Alford discusses five extreme facts about neutron stars ...

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If a neutron star were any denser, it would collapse into a black hole and disappear, Alford says. “It’s the next to last stop on the line.”

Tyrone Daulton investigates the case of the missing diamonds ...

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For the second time in 10 years, Daulton has carefully reviewed the evidence, and found no evidence for a spike in nanodiamond concentration in Younger Dryas sediments. Because nanodiamonds are the strongest piece of evidence for the impact hypothesis, their absence effectively discredits it.

Prof. Carl Bender wins the 2017 Dannie Heinemann Prize for Mathematical Physics ...

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How does Bender know which problem to pick, which problems might yield when pushed in this way? “You can smell it,” he said

Prof. Christine Floss has received NASA support for a project Characterizing Comet 81P/Wild 2 with Acfer 094 and Tagish Lake Analog Foils.

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Prof. Ryan Ogliore has received a grant from NASA for a field-emission scanning electron microscope that will be used to analyze samples of comets and asteroids.

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Congratulations to Prof. Anders Carlsson who is part of a new NSF funded Science and Technology Center ...

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“This award from the National Science Foundation reflects outstanding faculty achievement at Washington University in St. Louis,” Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton said. “As the university advances its commitment to groundbreaking, high-impact research, winning the new Science and Technology Center is a major accomplishment.”

Congratulations to Prof. James G. Miller who was named the recipient of the 2016 Rayleigh Award at the International Ultrasonics Symposium held this year in Tours, France...

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Prof. James G. Miller was named the recipient of the 2016 Rayleigh Award at the International Ultrasonics Symposium held this year in Tours, France.

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