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Science Saturday: Community explores chemistry at VSU | News

VALDOSTA — All ages could explore the fun-filled and educational opportunity to learn about the chemistry of fabrics. Valdosta State University hosted Science Saturday sponsored by the Southwest Georgia section of the American Chemical Society. The 2022 theme for National Chemistry Week (Oct. 16-22) was fabulous fibers. Dr. Linda de la Garza, VSU chemistry instructor, said, …

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Area children get spooky with science | News

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – An audience of area children watched in amazement as Matthew “Dr. Matt” Tracey performed Halloween-themed science experiments Saturday at the Heritage Discovery Center in the Cambria City section of Johnstown. Tracey is a chemistry professor at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. Spooky Science attendees learned of scientific principles such as density and …

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Bringing science to the forefront of climate change policymaking | News

“Identity and sense of place” – that is what climate change threatens to take away from us, said Laura Petes, the chief of staff for climate and environment at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. On Oct. 17, in the John J. Hemmingson Center auditorium, the Gonzaga University Center for Climate, Society …

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Tellus Science Museum adds rare recently fallen Georgia meteorite to collection

article JUNCTION CITY, Ga. – Georgia’s Tellus Science Museum has a new addition to its collection, and it’s one that out of this world. Late at night on Sept. 26, a meteorite exploded over the small town of Junction City, Georgia – bursting into a fireball that lit up part of Talbot County’s sky. That …

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