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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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QuEST Project Increases Pre-College Exposure to Quantum Information Science |

With $1.5 million in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences Department of Physics and Astronomy and the C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics are spearheading pre-college exposure to quantum information science. Their project, Quantum Education for Students and Teachers program (QuEST), will advance quantum education, physical …

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What the Nobels tell us about science and higher education

GLOBAL The 2022 Nobel Prizes in the sciences (physics, chemistry, physiology/medicine and economics), recently awarded, recognise the best in basic research – the kind of research that may seem highly theoretical or esoteric when it is done, often much earlier in the winner’s career, but in most cases has important practical impact over time or …

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Area seventh-grade girls to get crash course in science at Washburn University

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Area seventh-grade girls will get a crash course in making milk out of plastic, isolating DNA and becoming a medical detective among more at Washburn’s Women in Science Day. Washburn University says that it will host the Women in Science Day for seventh-grade girls from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on …

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