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Cancer-Fighting Faculty Member and Alum Made Key Strides for Patients
HER2 breast cancer met its match when a faculty member and industry scientist and alumna of The University of Texas at Austin made contributions working...
A Peek Into the Minds of Award-Winning Educators
The College of Natural Sciences is currently celebrating Discovery Education Week to promote and discuss science education throughout the college.
The Unexpected Journey of a Veteran Student and Astronomer
The educational journey of one exceptional student has taken her from translating Arabic in the Air Force to learning the secrets of the stars.
Graduate Students Ensure Science Under the Stars Shines Bright
The free, monthly public lecture series was founded and is run completely by students in the Plant Biology and Ecology, Evolution and Behavior (EEB) graduate...
Physics Alum a Lead on Gravitational Waves Discovery
UT Austin alumnus David Reitze talks about an event that happened in September or more than a billion years ago, depending on how you look...
Testing General Relativity
Scientists from UT Austin have traveled to the Sahara Desert to observe a rare eclipse and used computers to model ripples in space and time...
Can General Relativity, at 100, Withstand Some Holes?
Answering some of the biggest questions in astrophysics—for example, about black holes and the origin of the universe—might require overhauling general relativity.
Visualizing Science 2015: Beautiful Images From College Research
As part of a continuing tradition, we invited faculty, staff and students in the College of Natural Sciences community to send us images this past...
2015 Summer Blockbusters: Meet Our Science Truth Detector
With summer movie season in full swing, cinema-goers are leaving theaters with one big question in mind: “Wait, could that really happen?”