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Francis Halzen

2014 American Ingenuity Awards: How One Physicist's Pursuit of the Cosmos Took off in Antarctica

More on the IceCube Project

Posted October 22, 2014


Nobel Prize

2014 Nobel Prizes Awarded

Nobel Prize in Medicine is Awarded to Three Who Discovered Brain's 'Inner GPS'

American and 2 Japanese Physicists Share Nobel for Work on LED Lights

The Long Bright Path to the Nobel Prize for LED Lighting

Posted October 10, 2014


Communicating Climate Change

Actions on climate change bring better health, study says

Posted September 23, 2014


Outreach

Science to the people: UW-Madison's outreach efforts aim to reinforce the value of research

Posted September 18, 2014


Communicating Climate Change

Communicating climate change with AAAS member Ray Weymann

Retired astrophysicist and AAAS member Ray Weymann used to spend his days teaching and conducting research at the University of Arizona in Tucson or directing the Carnegie Observatories. Now he is an expert at communicating the science of climate change to the public. Weymann shares his top tips for teaching about climate change with AAAS MemberCentral blogger Summer Allen.

Posted August 29, 2014


Almanac of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education
Almanac of Higher Education 2014

Universities Reporting the Most Spending on Research and Development, All Fields, FY 2014

UW-Madison remains near the top of the list, at number three behind Johns Hopkins and the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.

Posted August 25, 2014


ACS Meeting

Creating buzz about science to help solve pressing global challenges

Posted August 5, 2014


Fireworks

Chemistry Professor Explains Science of Fireworks

Posted July 10, 2014


Climate Report

Climate Forward: A New Road Map for Wisconsin's Climate and Energy Future, A Wisconsin Initiative Report of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters

Posted July 3, 2014


Fireworks

'Science is fun' offers traditional July Fourth show

Posted July 3, 2014


Stephen J. Lippard

American Chemical Society's highest honor goes to Stephen J. Lippard, Ph.D.

Watch the video

Posted June 14, 2014


ACS

An official statement from the ACS on the National Climate Assessment

Posted May 8, 2014


Recycling Styrofoam

UW-Madison Styrofoam reuse and recycling program wins competition

Posted April 29, 2014


Packing Peanuts

Who Made That Packing Peanut?

Posted April 28, 2014


Lab Equipment

Science Tools Anyone Can Afford

Posted April 22, 2014


Earth in Crisis

This Scientist's 'art' depicts an Earth in crisis

Posted April 22, 2014


Paint Pigments

How This Renoir Used to Look

Dr. Casadio's visit to the UW-Madison Chemistry Department

Posted April 22, 2014


Earth Day

Earth Day: A collection of NetLinks from Science Magazine

Posted April 22, 2014


Communicating

Awards for Communicating Research to the Public

Posted April 22, 2014


Essay Competition

AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition 2014 Student Essay Competition

Posted April 22, 2014


OSTP

Progress Report on Coordinating Federal Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education

Posted April 16, 2014


YouTube

Chemists Celebrate Earth Day

A YouTube playlist from the American Chemical Society

Posted April 16, 2014


Chemistry Set

The 21st-Century Chemistry Set

SPARK competition winners reimagine the classic chemistry set for kids today

Posted April 16, 2014


Book Cover

Book review: "Why Science Does Not Disprove God" by Amir D. Aczel

Posted April 16, 2014


Periodic Table

Percy Julian: Google Doodle salutes pioneering chemist as a man utterly in his elements

Posted April 16, 2014


Climate Change

Confronting climate change

Posted April 8, 2014


Climate Change

What We Know: The Reality, Risks and Response to Climate Change

Posted April 8, 2014


Climate Change

Competition seeks interdisciplinary solutions to climate change

Posted April 1, 2014


Graduation

State-by-State Breakdown of Graduation Rates

According to a new study by the National Student Clearinghouse, the overall six-year completion rate for first-time degree-seeking college students who first enrolled in 2007 was 56.1 percent. The Chronicle of Higher Education offers an interactive exploration of the state-by-state six-year graduation rates for various student demographics across four-year public, four-year private nonprofit, and two-year public institutions.

Posted March 20, 2014


Climate Change

Action on Climate Change

Posted March 17, 2014


World Science U

World Science U launches, provides "education for everyone at all levels of interest and knowledge

Posted March 12, 2014


Spicy!

Sriracha Chemistry: How hot sauces perk up your food and your mood

Posted March 11, 2014


Harold C. Urey

Harold C. Urey: Science, Religion, and Cold War Chemistry

A director of the Manhattan Project's uranium isotope-separation program wrestled with an inner struggle that led him to publicly call for a new synthesis of science and religion.

Posted March 3, 2014


Cosmos

A Successor to Sagan Reboots 'Cosmos'

Posted March 3, 2014


STEM

U.S. Naval Academy workshops for girls in middle school build interest in math, sciences

Posted March 3, 2014


Chazen Museum of Art

'Cabinet of curiosities' captures nature through work of artists and scientists

Posted February 26, 2014


James F. Crow

Author, journalist Williams named Wisconsin Writer in Residence

Posted February 20, 2014


James F. Crow

James F. Crow, 1916-2012: A Biographical Memoir by Daniel L. Hartland and Rayla Greenberg Temin

Posted February 11, 2014


Science & Engineering Indicators

Science and Engineering Indicators 2014

Posted February 7, 2014


   

 

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