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Improved Method for Isotope Enrichment Could Secure a Vital Global Commodity

Improved Method for Isotope Enrichment Could Secure a Vital Global Commodity

AUSTIN, Texas — Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have devised a new method for enriching a group of the world’s most expensive chemical commodities, stable isotopes, which are vital to medical imaging and nuclear power, as reported this week in the journal Nature Physics. For many isotopes, the new method is cheaper than…   » Continue Reading

Graphic Novelist Discusses Comic-Book Biography of Physicist Richard Feynman

Event: Science Study Break talk by Jim Ottaviani on his graphic novel biography of physicist Richard Feynman. The event is free and open to the public. When: Friday, Sept. 30, 6 p.m. Where: The University of Texas at Austin, Welch Hall, Room 2.224. A campus map is available online. Background: The University of Texas Libraries…   » Continue Reading