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Archive for April, 2008

Corvallis: Green (and orange) place to live

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008


Marrying Science and Business

Tuesday, April 29th, 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 Little Bit of Peace, Love and Chemistry with Every Letter

Monday, April 21st, 2008

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 […]

Waves on a Plane

Friday, April 18th, 2008

Sloshing motion of electrons cause Waves on a Plane. Just a little Physics humor for you today.

Neighboring fault a bad influence; College of Science’s Chris Goldfinger a good influence

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

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 […]

Sincerely, Edward J. Ray

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

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 […]

Speed of Light Too Slow!

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

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 […]