Science and Technology

Two Postdocs Receive Fellowships to Study Extrasolar Planets

Jan. 31, 2018
Aaron Rizzuto and Ya-Lin Wu

Two postdoctoral fellows in the Department of Astronomy at The University of Texas at Austin have received the 51 Pegasi b Fellowship from the Heising-Simons Foundation.

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Fourth Annual UT Energy Week Kicks Off

Jan. 29, 2018
UT Energy Week

Experts representing varying interests and perspectives have gathered on the UT Austin campus to kick off UT Energy Week, an annual conference exploring vital energy issues facing society.

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UT's STEM Deans Tackle Science's Diversity Problem

Jan. 29, 2018
3 Female STEM Deans

Women make up more than 50 percent of undergraduates but only 30 percent of the STEM workforce – and people identifying as black or Hispanic make up 11 percent. What is UT Austin doing about it?

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McCombs School to Host Inaugural Blockchain Conference

Jan. 29, 2018
Digitized connections around the globe

The inaugural Blockchain Opportunities and Reality conference aims to bring academics and industry practitioners together to increase awareness around key issues and identify new research opportunities on the topic of Blockchain.

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UT Students 3D Print a Six-String Electric Violin

Jan. 22, 2018
Sean Riley Performing with 3-D Printed Violin

A violin normally has four strings, this UT student needed one that had six. Instead of buying one, what does a longhorn do? He made it.

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