Category Archives: Physics & Astronomy

BioMed Central Implements Author Contributorship Badges

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    Many scientific articles have a list of authors, whose individual roles in the work may be difficult to determine.  In order to improve the way authors, particularly scientists, are given credit, BioMed Central has become the first publisher to … Continue reading

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Georgia State at the Atlanta Science Festival

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Now in its second year, the Atlanta Science Festival offers the opportunity for scientists and students to share their research and promote interest in science to the public and each other. As a Gold Sponsor, Georgia State University hosts many events, … Continue reading

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Science Reads of 2014

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Looking for some non-assigned reading? Want to learn something new? Try one of these science books published in the last year; each has been featured on a list of best books or best science books of 2014 from publications such … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Dr. Xiaochun He, Distinguished University Professor

Congratulations to Dr. Xiaochun He, Professor of Physics, for being named a Distinguished University Professor of Georgia State University. Eight GSU professors have been named Distinguished University Professors “in recognition of their outstanding records in research, teaching, and mentoring students … Continue reading

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Georgia State at the Atlanta Science Festival, March 22-29

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Photo courtesy of Kevin Harber on Flickr. (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Whether you’re science faculty, a science major, or just looking for interesting events, the Atlanta Science Festival has something for you. As one of the Atlanta Science Festival sponsors, Georgia … Continue reading

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“One brilliant idea… high-quality, free, open texts, and resources.” –openstaxcollege.org

Concerns over the high cost of college and student debt extends to the high costs of textbooks. But oftentimes, it doesn’t need to. There are many free or affordable solutions.  OpenStax College may be an option for your course. If … Continue reading

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Center for Nano-Optics Created at Georgia State University

Georgia State University’s Center for Nano-Optics, founded December 2013, is focused on creating nanoscale tools to further the use of nanotechnology in biomedicine and other fields. Projects will include further development on two Georgia State inventions: the spaser (an exceptionally … Continue reading

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Astronomer Hal McAlister to Speak on Georgia State University’s CHARA Array

Georgia State University Professor Emeritus of Astronomy Hal McAlister will be giving a talk, “Georgia State’s CHARA Array Zooms in on the Universe,” at 3:00pm on Monday, October 7th, in the Honors College Auditorium (100 Auburn Avenue). The talk, part … Continue reading

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Science at Dragon*Con

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If all you’ve seen of Dragon*Con (Atlanta’s yearly convention on Labor Day Weekend) is the parade, you might think it’s just meant for science fiction, fantasy, and comics. But did you know Dragon*Con has many panels and guest speakers on … Continue reading

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Science Research on the iPhone and iPad

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Have you ever wanted to do research on your iPad or iPhone? Working on a mobile device may not be as convenient as a computer, but more and more publishers are starting to make sure you can access articles on … Continue reading

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