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Archive for January 17th, 2008

Quantum Leaps in Physics

Thursday, January 17th, 2008

 The Physics Department is celebrating it’s 100th anniversary this year. At right, a photo, taken sometime in 1928, of Professor Jordan (left), who built the first radio transmitter, KFDJ, 5 watts. Dr. Weniger (right) founded the department in 1908. Also, chair and professor emeritus, Ken Krane, has been selected by the Honors College as 2008’s Eminent Professor. In […]

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Thursday, January 17th, 2008

Revealing how life works at the molecular level

Thursday, January 17th, 2008

The Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics faculty (BB is fun!) Below, Dr. Andy Karplus, new department chair. Here are a few thoughts from Andy on the department, whose mission is Revealing How Life Works at the Molecular Level: My name is Andy Karplus and my research specialty is protein crystallography—figuring out the three-dimensional structure of […]