An astronomer from the Vatican spoke Wednesday at Eastern Michigan University on the relationship between religion and science. A large portion of Brother Guy Consolmagno’s discussion was about past relationships between the Vatican and astronomers.
A candidate for a plant biology position at Eastern Michigan University discussed her research in the world of algae Friday afternoon. Hilary McManus, a professor at the University of Connecticut, is a big fan of the predecessor of plants. But she is not as enthusiastic when it comes to the outdated method of identifying the tiny photosynthetic organisms.
Usually, the greatest enemies of wetlands are humans, famous for draining or filling them in. But this time, that is not the case. This time the enemy is an invasive plant species known as Phragmites. At first glance, the average person will see just another plant.
Professor Juan R. Cole of the University of Michigan’s History department addressed the situation in the Middle East on Thursday evening in the Student Center.
A trio spent its summer shooting high-frequency waves at the sky. Fired from an advanced facility in Gakona, Alaska the waves stirred up Earth’s upper atmosphere, also called the ionosphere.
The use of biofuels such as ethanol to provide energy is in a state of flux, but one Eastern Michigan University professor is doing his part to make it more efficient.