In this installment of Science Study Break, Professor Glenn Lightsey tackles the real and unreal of navigating vehicles in space as portrayed in the television and film productions of the Star Trek franchise.
In this installment of Science Study Break Drs. Jan and Terry Todd, co-founders and co-directors of the Stark Center for Physical Culture & Sports, look at the strength of superheroes like Batman and the Avengers, and discuss the realities of human strength.
In this installment of Science Study Break Dr. Carlton Erickson (Pharmacy–Addiction Science & Research Center) discusses the science of addiction, using scenes from “House MD,” “Nurse Jackie,” “E.R.,” and other shows. About Science Study Break Pop culture and the academy collide as Science Study Break features researchers from The University of Texas at Austin discussing …
By Jackson School of Geosciences | Published Oct. 29, 2012
You may see a few skeletons walking about once a year on Halloween night, but a colony of voracious flesh eating beetles at the University of Texas at Austin are busy every night turning roadkill into one of the spookiest collections on campus.