Archive for April, 2008
Prior to say, 1997, when such programs came into existence, scientists may have been on their own finding themselves rising a corporate or non-profit ladder and making all kinds of business-type decisions. Similarly, business-minded folks may have felt out of their element working in a science-oriented industry. OSU has a solution to this conundrum in [...]
A Lasting Impression: The U.S. Postal Service Honors Linus Pauling In early March, the U.S. Postal Service released a stamp honoring Linus Pauling’s lifetime of achievements. OSU celebrated the release with an unveiling and a commemorative postmark: Also see the Pauling Blog, maintained by the OSU Libraries Special Collections department. Bundled within the tens of [...]
Sloshing motion of electrons cause Waves on a Plane. Just a little Physics humor for you today.
Geologists: Neighboring fault a bad influence (Inside Bay Area) In what may be a dangerous example of keeping up with the Joneses, the San Andreas fault appears to be taking cues from a deadly neighboring fault zone offshore near Oregon and Washington. By searching for evidence of underwater sand deposits caused by major earthquakes to [...]
Dear OSU Community: I am delighted to let you know that The Campaign for OSU just crossed the $400 million mark. When we publicly launched our first capital campaign at the end of October, donors had contributed $350 million toward our $625 million campaign goal. We have been gaining tremendous momentum since, with loyal [...]
New Material Bends Light “Wrong Way,” Opens Optical Possibilities Media Contact: David Stauth, 541-737-0787 CORVALLIS, Ore. – The development of a new type of composite material that can bend light the “wrong way” is moving researchers another step closer toward creation of functional devices that could have a wide range of important optical and electronic [...]