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Researchers discuss looking for beauty in science

April 6, 2018

On Wednesday, the UT Polymathic Scholars followed in the tradition of Chautauqua, a 19th-century intellectual movement focused on the intersection between disciplines as varied as science and art, with...

Author of Ph.D. Comics, particle physicist celebrate how little scientists know

February 23, 2018

In 1997, Stanford robotics doctoral student Jorge Cham spent much of his time “taking procrastination to the next level” by posting comic strips to the school’s student forum. His comics...

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Leading microbiome researcher discusses impact of gut bacteria on health

February 19, 2018

Two million genes make you, you, but only 1 percent are human. This past Thursday, Rob Knight, a renowned world leader in microbiome research from the University of California San Diego, gave the esteemed...

Astronomy on Tap event attracts science fans

January 29, 2018

Space enthusiasts filled The North Door in downtown Austin Tuesday night to hear from UT astronomers about gravitational waves, dark energy and the tremors of old stars over local brews at the 40th monthly...