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Dr. Joel Hurowitz’s research on the PIXL Instrument to Search for Signs of Past Life on Mars

On April 30, Dr. Joel Hurowitz from the Department of Geosciences presented his collaborative research on the Planetary Instrument for X-ray Lithochemistry, or PIXL, which will be part of the scientific payload of the Mars 2020 rover mission.  PIXL is

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STEM Speaker Series: “The PIXL Investigation on the Mars 2020 Rover Mission: Investigating Ancient Environments and Searching for Signs of Past Life on Mars” by Dr. Joel Hurowitz

Curious to find out the Mars 2020 Rover research at Stony Brook University? Spend an hour with our STEM speaker, Dr. Joel Hurowitz from the Department of Geosciences, to learn about “The PIXL Investigation on the Mars 2020 Rover Mission:

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Dr. Amy Marschilok on “Electrochemical Energy Storage Systems: Progress and Opportunities”

On Tuesday, March 12, 2019, Dr. Amy Marschilok presented “Electrochemical Energy Storage Systems: Progress and Opportunities” in the Special Collections Seminar Room of the Melville Library.   Dr. Marschilok discussed how human development and quality of life are directly related

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Dr. Steven Glynn on “How ATP-fueled Biological Motors Drive the Processes of Life”

On February 19, 2019, Dr. Steven Glynn from the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology presented his intriguing research on ATP (adenosine triphosphate).   In his talk, Dr. Glynn explained that the process of ATP being converted to ADP (adenosine

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STEM Speaker Series: “How ATP-fueled Biological Motors Drive the Processes of Life” by Dr. Steven Glynn

Interested in biological science? Spend an hour with our STEM speaker, Dr. Steven Glynn from the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, to learn about “How ATP-fueled Biological Motors Drive the Processes of Life.”   Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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Dr. Edmund Chang on “Predicting Nor’easters: From Days Out To Decades”

  On November 20, Dr. Edmund Chang from the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences presented “Predicting Nor’easters: From Days Out To Decades.”   A Nor’easter is an extratropical cyclone that develops along the East Coast of the US. It

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University Libraries STEM Speaker Series, “Predicting Nor’easters: From Days Out To Decades” by Dr. Edmund Chang

The University Libraries is very pleased to announce its third lecture of the fall 2018 STEM Speaker Series presented by Dr. Edmund Chang from the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences.   Title: “Predicting Nor’easters: From Days Out To Decades”

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Dr. Thomas Allison on “Mastering the Electromagnetic Spectrum and Using it to Learn About Nature”

  On October 16, Dr. Thomas Allison, from the Department of Chemistry and Department of Physics, passionately presented his lab’s innovative research on frequency comb lasers, nonlinear optics, and the ultrafast dynamics of molecules and materials. Details can be found

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University Libraries STEM Speaker Series, “Mastering the Electromagnetic Spectrum and Using it to Learn About Nature”

The University Libraries is very pleased to announce its second lecture of the fall 2018 STEM Speaker Series presented by Dr. Thomas Allison from the Department of Chemistry and Department of Physics.   Title: “Mastering the Electromagnetic Spectrum and Using

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Dr. Heather Lynch on “How many Adélie penguins are there? and other mysteries solved by satellites”

On September 18, Dr. Heather Lynch, of the Department of Ecology and Evolution, presented the first lecture of the fall 2018 University Libraries STEM Speakers Series with her talk, “How many Adélie penguins are there? and other mysteries solved by

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