2012 Features

1 November 2012

New magnet-making tool

Two scientists put their heads together and created a machine that speeds along magnet production.

1 November 2012

Robotics club

MagLab staff help local teens build a robot designed to score in basketball.

1 November 2012

The nature of noise

When Mother Nature whispers, physicist Albert Migliori listens.

1 November 2012

Helium comeback

A helium-recovery project means major savings — and more focus on science.

1 November 2012

The fine art of hard science

Carol Lynne Knight explores the poetic nature of physics.

1 November 2012

Scientist Spotlight: Ross McDonald

Physicist Ross McDonald pushes experimental boundaries with his work in Los Alamos.

20 September 2012

MagLab alum follows her curiosity

Jennifer Stern, a Florida State University graduate and MagLab alum, is a scientist on the Earth-based crew that monitors and directs Curiosity, the space rover now rumbling over the Red Planet more than 34 million miles away.

1 February 2012

How to build a scientist

Anyone can have a career in science. Here are some tips to hone science skills for students of every age and stage. 

1 February 2012

Tom Painter's path

A magnet maker joins an international experiment that could change the world.

1 February 2012

Journey to Tibet

MagLab scientist Yang Wang joins an expedition to unearth the oldest woolly rhino fossils ever found.

1 February 2012

Graphene Study: Step-by-Step

How do scientists use powerful magnets to learn about graphene? 

1 February 2012

Scientist Spotlight: Art Edison

Edison's group is interested in the chemicals c. elegans use to communicate with one another and with their environment, specifically in the context of development and reproduction.