April 6, 2016 | Research News
Skidaway Institute starts study on dynamic Cape Hatteras waters
Sometimes called the "graveyard of the Atlantic" because of the large number of shipwrecks there, the waters off Cape Hatteras on the North Carolina coast are some of the least understood on U.S.'s eastern seaboard. University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Dana Savidge is leading a team, which includes UGA Skidaway Institute scientist Catherine Edwards, to investigate the dynamic forces that characterize those waters.
April 4, 2016 | Research News
UGA researchers use single molecule of DNA to create world’s smallest diode
Researchers at the University of Georgia and at Ben-Gurion University in Israel have demonstrated for the first time that nanoscale electronic components can be made from single DNA molecules. Their study, published in the journal Nature Chemistry, represents a promising advance in the search for a replacement for the silicon chip.
March 24, 2016 | Events on Campus
Nobel Prize-winning astrophysicist to lecture at UGA
John C. Mather, senior astrophysicist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, and winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize, will present a special lecture in memory of M.M. "Dunc" Duncan on April 7 at 3:30 p.m. in Room 202 of the University of Georgia's physics building. The event is free and open to the public.
February 22, 2016 | Research News
UGA Center for Simulational Physics at 30: Continuing as a worldwide research leader
Crude computer simulation techniques date back to the 1940s at Los Alamos National Laboratory, but the University of Georgia Center for Simulational Physics was the very first such center in the world devoted entirely to developing and using advanced computer simulation algorithms.