Science and Technology

UT scientists formulate theory to slow speed of light

April 7, 1999

A team of University of Texas scientists has devised a theory that it believes when put into action will slow the speed of light from 186,000 miles per second to a crawl.

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CIT celebrates Project QUEST's 15th year with Technology Showcase

April 6, 1999

The Center for Instructional Technologies at The University of Texas at Austin is throwing a birthday party for its flagship incentive program, Project QUEST, with a special Technology Showcase Wednesday through Friday (April 7¬9).

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Researchers find more evidence that ears behave differently in lesbians, heterosexual women

April 1, 1999

Building on findings announced a year ago, a University of Texas at Austin research team has uncovered additional evidence that the inner ears of lesbians and bisexual women behave differently from those of heterosexual women.

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Professor Gary Pope elected to National Academy of Engineering

March 25, 1999

Dr. Gary A. Pope, a petroleum engineering professor at The University of Texas at Austin and director of the University's Center for Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, the engineering profession's highest honor.

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Dr. Juan Sanchez appointed vice president for research at UT Austin

March 23, 1999

President Larry R. Faulkner of The University of Texas at Austin today (March 23) announced the appointment of Dr. Juan M. Sanchez as vice president for research.

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