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Tag: Universe

Subatomic Smackdown

When it comes to talent, versatility and the power to change the world, which atomic particle is the champ? Read what our four contenders have to say — then you decide.

Amazing Haze

Using the world's most accurate molecular scale, a former astronaut wanna-be is studying Titan's hazy atmosphere, which resembles the ancient chemistry that once surrounded our own planet.

Anders Celsius

Anders Celsius is most familiar as the inventor of the temperature scale that bears his name.

John Daniel Kraus

For a man whose career involved entire known universe, John Kraus had a remarkably insular upbringing.

1960 - 1979

Computers evolve into PCs, researchers discover one new subatomic particle after another and the space age gives our psyches and science a new context.

1980 - 2003

Scientists explore new energy sources, the World Wide Web spins a vast network and nanotechnology is born.

Sun Churn

In addition to heat and light, our sun cranks out a complex, swirling magnetic field.

Pancake Particles

Combining subatomic particles, science, photography and more, this lesson can be used in science class or many other subjects.

Evolution of the Molecules of Life on Distant Planets

The 21T FT-ICR MS instrument enables the molecular characterization of atmospheric hazes - like that on Saturn’s moon, Titan - and water vapor to better understand the evolution of biological molecules in exoplanet atmospheres. 

International Study Shows Asteroids as Past, Possible Future Water Source

New research finds evidence that Earth's water originated in asteroids.

Low-Gravity Simulator Design Offers New Avenues for Space Research

As humanity continues its exploration of the universe, the low-gravity environment of space presents unusual challenges for scientists and engineers.

Ancient Meteorite Offers Glimpse at the Origins of our Solar System

MagLab analysis finds the space rock is among the most complex materials.

How MagLab is Helping to Upgrade the World’s Largest Particle Accelerator

A team of MagLab scientists has been working on the superconducting wires for new electromagnets that will improve physics research at the Large Hadron Collider.

MagLab Celebrates Invention that Transformed Chemistry Research, and the Man Behind it

The first mass spectrum from Fourier-Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance happened in December 1973. The co-inventor went on to build MagLab’s world-renowned program.

Pole Patrol

Keeping track of where on earth our poles are is practically a full-time job.

Last modified on 10 August 2022