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Black History Month: Celebrating Black Scientists

In the United States, the proportion of black professionals in science and engineering occupations is “substantially lower” than their representation in the workforce as a whole1, even though a “relatively high” proportion of black students enter college intending to major … Continue reading

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Vote on Names for Pluto’s Moons

Pluto may no longer be a planet, but it’s still great at engendering public interest in astronomy. On February 11, the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute called on the Internet to vote on the official names of Pluto’s two smallest moons … Continue reading

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National Science Foundation Updates Grant Proposal Policies

Planning on submitting a grant to the National Science Foundation (NSF) now or in the future? Make sure to familiarize yourself with the NSF’s new rules for grant proposals, effective January 14. The Chronicle of Higher Education concisely reviews the … Continue reading

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PLoS, arXiv, and the Future of Open Access

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Is open access (OA) really the way of the future, or is it unsustainable? To get an idea, we’ll look at two OA success stories: PLoS and arXiv. PLoS, or Public Library of Science, is a OA publisher and advocacy … Continue reading

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Nobel Laureate in Physics John Mather Speaking at GSU October 23rd

Dr. John Mather, winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics, will be presenting the “History of the Universe from Beginning to End” on Tuesday, October 23 at 1:30PM in the Student Center Speaker’s Auditorium. Dr. Mather, along with fellow … Continue reading

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Particle Physics Pioneers in Open Access

The field of particle physics, already known for its heavy use of the open access depository arXiv, is switching completely to open access publication. The Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics (SCOAP3)–of which Georgia State University is … Continue reading

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GSU Faculty Florian Enescu and Yongwei Yao on Commutative Algebra

Book cover for Progress in commutative algebra 2

Check out new book chapters by two of our Mathematics & Statistics faculty members: Yongwei Yao, in Progress in Commutative Algebra 1: Combinatorics and Homology, and Florian Enescu, in Progress in Commutative Algebra 2: Closures, Finiteness and Factorization. The two … Continue reading

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Finding Chemistry Resources with SciFinder Scholar

3d model of a caffeine molecule

Looking for Chemistry journal articles and patents? Need papers detailing how a drug is made or examining its uses? The database SciFinder Scholar allows users to search chemistry, biomedical, and other scientific literature by topic, substance, or reaction; users can … Continue reading

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Mathematics Videos for Teaching and Learning

A man looks at a computer screen, reflected in his glasses. A geometrical diagram is superimposed over the photo.

Are there math concepts that still confuse you, even after reading a textbook? Are you interested in state-of-the art applications of mathematics in science, technology, and more? Do you want an entertaining video to show during class? You may find … Continue reading

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Curious About the Higgs Boson? The GSU Library Can Help

Illustration of the Standard Model of physics, featuring groupings of sub-atomic particles and forces all connected to the Higgs boson in the center.

On July 4, 2012, physics history was made. CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, announced that scientists working with the Large Hadron Collider have found evidence of a new particle. This particle displays characteristics consistent with the Higgs boson, … Continue reading

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