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Celebrate The International Year Of Chemistry!
October 13, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

Today’s post is by Amy Potts, Director of Adult Education at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.  Declared by the United Nations, the International Year of Chemistry 2011 (IYC 2011) is a worldwide celebration of the achievements of chemistry and its contributions to the well-being of humankind with the goal of increasing public appreciation of […]

Rice NASAversary!
September 7, 2011 · 2 Comments

photo credit: mikebaird Today’s post is from Dr. David Alexander, Rice Professor of Physics and Astronomy and creator of the Space Frontiers Lecture series.  This has not been a good year for the space enthusiasts of Houston with the cancelation of the Constellation program, the end of an era with the last space shuttle flight, […]

Final Frontier: Free Lecture Series at Rice University
April 14, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

From Dr. David Alexander, Rice Professor of Physics and Astronomy and creator of the Space Frontiers Lecture series: Yuri Gagarin This month celebrates a number of notable anniversaries associated with space exploration.  Tuesday, April 12 marked the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s historic flight to become the first human to travel in space.  Coincidentally, that […]

Final Frontier: Free Lecture Series at Rice University
March 4, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

From Dr. David Alexander, Rice Professor of Physics and Astronomy and creator of the Space Frontiers Lecture series: As the International Space Station nears completion, humanity can proudly state that it has a permanent presence in space.  But what’s next?  Do we head for the Moon? Mars? President Obama’s plan is to focus first on […]


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