Student-athlete Olivia Rogers runs 60 to 65 miles every week, but still finds energy to contribute to Drake’s organic chemistry research. We’ll see her on the blue oval for Drake Relays this April. I’ve been tailoring my skills in the digital medium this semester and found a way to post the videos on my blog. … Continue reading Chemistry to Cross Country: Roger That
“So, what exactly are you researching this summer?” In a nutshell, neutrinos. Although, to be clear, I am not researching specifically all of the neutrinos in a nutshell. There are far too many. A spherical nutshell roughly the size of that of a walnut, ¾ inches (1.9 cm) in diameter or thereabouts, would find itself … Continue reading Neutrinos: the prankish faeries of physics
The machine rolled into Harvey-Ingham early this semester, an intimidating six feet in height with a smooth, pasty coating, marked in navy blue ink. “Bruker,” the label said, an allusion to the mass scientific instrumentation corporation from whence it came. While this metaphorical “new kid on the block” doesn’t look like much, the perspective it … Continue reading NMR you ready for this?