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'Mammoth' play explores ideas of extinction, lost love through science
February 22, 2018
UT Theatre and Dance tackles “Mammoth” by Adam Burnett, an inventive paleo-fable following a team of scientists and hunters trying to resurrect the woolly mammoth.
New astrophysics center brings astronomy experiments down to Earth
February 15, 2018
Although astronomy is normally an observational science, UT’s new Center for Astrophysical Plasma Properties is designed to make astronomy an experimental science.
Machine learning helps researchers discover new planets
February 8, 2018
Our solar system is now tied for the most planets around a single star.
Open-source mapping becomes tool for humanitarian efforts
December 7, 2017
Open-source maps are an increasingly valuable tool for humanitarian efforts in regions hit by natural disasters where privately-owned maps, like Google Maps, are infrequently updated.
The Material Exchange recycles leftover materials for student use
December 4, 2017
The Material Exchange, located within the Sutton Hall Technology Lab, is a give-and-take system for the UT community to share materials for studio coursework and personal projects.
UT celebrates Texas Arbor Day by planting and giving away trees
November 20, 2017
On Friday, UT students, faculty and staff gathered along Waller Creek to celebrate Texas Arbor Day by replanting native tree species and giving away seedlings grown from seeds gathered on campus.
Data from on-campus solar charging stations to be available soon
November 15, 2017
The future looks bright for solar energy as urban sustainability company, Sol Design Lab, said they hope to improve energy knowledge by making the data from UT’s two solar charging stations visible.
Botanical medicine exhibit shows benefits of herbal supplements
November 2, 2017
While alternative medicine often gets a bad rap, it can be used to complement conventional medicine in a safe way, as shown by an exhibit presented by the Texas Medical Association.
Science in Plain English contest makes complex ideas sound simple
October 20, 2017
On Thursday, students showcased their scientific research to a lay audience as part of the Science in Plain English contest.
Wildflower Center aids monarch butterfly migration through plant conservation
October 13, 2017
A fall project at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is encouraging homeowners and businesses to plant milkweed to serve as monarch caterpillar nurseries in the spring.
The Foundry fine-tunes functionality for upcoming year
October 4, 2017
It’s been over a year since The Foundry, a makerspace in the Fine Arts Library, opened.
Eye on the ball: ball moss and UT’s urban forest
September 14, 2017
Glance up, and you might notice that UT’s trees are encrusted with sinister, green-gray pom poms.