Science and Technology

UT Austin's Women in Engineering and The Ophelia Project host astronaut Cady Coleman encouraging girls and young women to "Shoot for the Stars"

Oct. 28, 1999

One of NASA's most experienced women astronauts, Lt. Col. Catherine "Cady" Coleman, will land in Austin Friday (Nov. 5) to urge girls and young women to "Shoot for the Stars!" in a free public presentation at the The University of Texas at Austin.

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Two Texas students among nine regional finalists competing at UT Austin for Siemens Westinghouse science-tech scholarship

Oct. 27, 1999

Nine high school students have been selected to compete Nov. 19-20 at The University of Texas at Austin in the southwest regional finals of the Siemens Westinghouse Science & Technology Competition, a scholarship and awards program of the Siemens Foundation.

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Satellite study reveals new secrets of Antarctica's spectacular rivers of ice

Oct. 19, 1999

Using data collected from a Canadian satellite, scientists studying the West Antarctic ice sheet have discovered a dynamic system of ice streams and their tributaries that make the ice sheet a far more intricate structure than was previously known.

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New efforts to find evidence of water on the moon came up dry, researchers at The University of Texas at Austin announced Wednesday (Oct. 13).

Oct. 12, 1999

New efforts to find evidence of water on the moon came up dry, researchers at The University of Texas at Austin announced Wednesday (Oct. 13). But their research efforts have laid the groundwork for further investigations, as well as demonstrating a potentially useful new method for lunar prospecting.

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UT Austin scientists reveal more secrets locked in Martian meteor

Oct. 1, 1999

New research by scientists at The University of Texas at Austin and NASA's Johnson Space Center on a 4.57 billion-year-old Martian meteorite has established the age of 3.9 billion years for a carbonate vein deposited inside it.

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