Science & Technology
June 29, 2016
If you have a clear sky to the west the evening of July 1, you will notice Jupiter. The bright planet will be 30 degrees above the western horizon an hour after sunset and won't set until midnight.
June 28, 2016
IU scientists Steven L. Tait and Kenneth Caulton will combine their expertise in two distinct fields of chemistry -- surface chemistry and metal-organic chemistry -- to create new catalysts that guide molecular transformations.
June 6, 2016
Computer science faculty will participate in a five-year study funded by the National Science Foundation and designed to improve science, technology, engineering and math education at research universities.
May 27, 2016
Three bright planets -- Mars, Saturn and Jupiter -- will dominate the sky during the warm nights of June. Mars was at opposition late in May, and it will still be very bright early in June.
May 23, 2016
The Johnson Center for Innovation and Translational Research has awarded a total of more than $160,000 in grants to seven researchers at Indiana University Bloomington in the second year of the Translational Research Pilot Grant program.
May 17, 2016
IU data scientists will gather experts from across the globe in the nation's capital to review opportunities and challenges associated with the use of big data, visual analytics and computational models to advance public policy decisions.
May 12, 2016
Astronomers at Indiana University recently found that a galaxy nicknamed Leoncino, or "little lion," contains the lowest level of heavy chemical elements, or "metals," ever observed in a gravitationally bound system of stars.
May 5, 2016
The power to explore online social media movements -- from the pop cultural to the political -- with the same algorithmic sophistication as top experts in the field is now available to journalists, researchers and members of the public from a free, user-friendly online software suite released today by scientists at Indiana University. The tools, called the Observatory on Social Media, or "OSoMe" (pronounced "awesome"), provide anyone with an Internet connection the power to analyze online trends, memes and other online bursts of viral activity.