Topic: Daniel Oppenheimer

Weekly Readings: Quantifying Self

July 12, 2013
Russell Poldrack undergoes his weekly magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan. Poldrack's brain will be scanned more than

Neuroscientist Russell Poldrack is in the middle of a yearlong quest to study a single human brain — his own. Read more about how Poldrack is quantifying himself.

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Disappearing Acts: Arctic Ice, Languages, 3D Objects

April 10, 2013
Disappearing Acts: Arctic Ice, Languages, 3D Objects

Professor Ken Dunton talks about the changing arctic in a video picked up by The Atlantic. See the video and read more major media hits by UT researchers.

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Building a Better Hard Drive

Dec. 10, 2012
Building a Better Hard Drive

Professors Grant Willson and Chris Ellison worked with students to develop a new technique for creating hard drives to serve the growing "cloud" and users with massive movie collections.

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Seeing dark matter in the ice

Dec. 1, 2010
The IceCube array shown in relation to the drill camp and the bedrock beneath.

Buried beneath the Antarctic may lie answers to one of the great questions confronting 21st century astrophysics: What is dark matter?

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Cosmic dream becomes reality

Aug. 27, 2010
Undergraduate astronomer Krista Smith takes in the cosmos at  the McDonald Observatory.

The earliest documentary evidence of Krista Smith's love affair with the cosmos is a crayon drawing from third grade. She drew a stick figure girl standing at a giant telescope under a field of green and red stars.

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