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Research Helps Lay Out Theory For Metamaterials That Act As Analog Computer
2014-01-10 09:54:04

[ Watch The Video: Explaining Metamaterials ] University of Pennsylvania The field of metamaterials has produced structures with unprecedented abilities, including flat lenses, invisibility cloaks and even optical "metatronic" devices that can manipulate light in the way electronic circuitry manipulates the flow of electrons. Now, the birthplace of the digital computer, ENIAC, is using this technology in the rebirth of analog computing. A study by researchers at the University...

2013-12-24 23:20:00

The graduate students from McCombs School of Business development program showcased their findings in a conference this month. The information was gathered during a semester long research program. Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 The graduate students from McCombs School of Business development program showcased their findings in a conference this month. The information was gathered during a semester long research program. The sole focus of these 4 students was finding out how the...

2013-12-10 23:22:34

The Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science of Texas (TAMEST) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Awards. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 The Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science of Texas (TAMEST) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Awards. The recipients will be honored during a banquet on Thursday, January 16, 2014, in conjunction with TAMEST’s 11th Annual Conference at the...

Seahorse Heads Are Perfectly Shaped For Catching Prey
2013-11-26 12:58:31

University of Texas at Austin Seahorses are slow, docile creatures, but their heads are perfectly shaped to sneak up and quickly snatch prey, according to marine scientists from The University of Texas at Austin. "A seahorse is one the slowest swimming fish that we know of, but it's able to capture prey that swim at incredible speeds for their size," said Brad Gemmell, research associate at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute, which is part of the College of Natural...

2013-11-18 16:26:08

Sponsorship is first of its kind for UT Arlington and Texas Trust ARLINGTON, Texas, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Texas at Arlington has named Texas Trust Credit Union the official credit union sponsor of the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131118/MM19164-a The seven-year, strategic partnership is the largest sponsorship agreement in UT Arlington athletic program history. Through the agreement, Texas Trust gains...

2013-11-15 23:04:52

Toopher to present at the Texas Advanced Computing Center’s SC13 Booth on November 20. Austin, TX (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin, one of the nation’s leading advanced computing centers, and Toopher, online security's user experience company, today announced that beginning in December TACC will test pilot Toopher’s Invisible Multifactor Authentication technology for secure access in TACC’s supercomputing...

Copernicus Spacecraft Trajectory Design And Optimization System
2013-11-15 12:40:54

NASA Copernicus, a generalized spacecraft trajectory design and optimization system, is capable of solving a wide range of trajectory problems such as planet or moon centered trajectories, libration point trajectories, planet-moon transfers and tours, and all types of interplanetary and asteroid/comet missions. Development The Copernicus Project started at the University of Texas at Austin in August 2001. In June 2002, a grant from the NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) was used to...

Researchers Grow Large Graphene Crystals That Have Exceptional Electrical Properties
2013-11-14 14:36:18

University of Texas at Austin When it comes to the growth of graphene — an ultrathin, ultrastrong, all-carbon material — it is survival of the fittest, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin. The team used surface oxygen to grow centimeter-size single graphene crystals on copper. The crystals were about 10,000 times as large as the largest crystals from only four years ago. Very large single crystals have exceptional electrical properties. "The game we play...

2013-11-11 12:25:31

RICHARDSON, Texas, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new home for the Arts and Technology (ATEC) program bears the name of one of Texas' most generous philanthropists in honor of her long-standing dedication to higher education, scientific research and the arts. The Edith O'Donnell Arts and Technology Building is a 155,000-square-foot facility at The University of Texas at Dallas that houses programs in visual arts, emerging media technology and multimedia communications,...

2013-11-10 00:21:42

High School Scientists Earn Top Prizes at Nation's Premier STEM Competition AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Months of dedication and hard work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) paid off tonight for three students named National Finalists in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation's premier research competition for high school students. Frederick Lang of Houston, Texas earned the top honors and a $3,000 individual scholarship...


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2005-06-02 08:04:23

The Texas Longhorn is a breed of cattle known for its characteristic horns, which can extend to six feet in width and have a slight upward turn at their tips, as well as for their distinctive "burnt orange" coloring. "The Longhorns" is also the nickname of the sports teams of The University of Texas and the school mascot is a Longhorn named Bevo. The Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America serves as the recognized registry for the breed. Though some historians disagree, the Texas...

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