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Cover of the Summer 2019 Science Journal.
Science Journal Summer 2019

Nano, big science in small packages

Dear Friends of the College

Douglas R. Cavener, Verne M. Willaman Dean.

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A look between the two anvils of a Paris-Edinburgh press used in John Badding’s lab to synthesize carbon nanothreads.

A look between the two anvils of a Paris-Edinburgh press used in John Badding’s lab to synthesize carbon nanothreads.

A Note from Our Guest Editor

Photo of Nitin Samarth.
The Paris-Edinburgh press used to synthesize carbon nanothreads.
Yin-Ting “Tim” Yeh, outside his office in Osmond Building. Credit: Nate Follmer.
Person-to-Person with Yin-Ting “Tim” Yeh
Sikai Wu in the laboratory. Credit: Nate Follmer
Person-to-Person with Sikai Wu and Margaret Gerthoffer
Model of a nanothread.

Celebrating two stellar anniversaries in astronomy and astrophysics.

Team R Rusty dominates the field at 2019 DataFest, a 48-hour number-crunching frenzy.

Major mathematics misconceptions.

Department News
Nicole Famularo and Albanie Hendrickson-Stives Credit: Nate Follmer.

Fall 2018 Commencement and Spring 2019 Commencement student Marshals.

Four undergraduate students win Goldwater Scholarships.

Proactive students find inspiration in Penn State science labs.

Grad students find going “nano” might be the solution to big questions.

Student Spotlight

An open letter from Eberly Alumni Society board president Mark Lane

Photo of Mark Lane

A life in science and business

James and Alvina Balog.

Students benefit, and Eberly alumni give back, through Mentoring Program

Isiah Holt stands in the 2.3-acre dish of the Green Bank Telescope.
The Paris-Edinburgh press used to synthesize carbon nanothreads.
Penn State graduate John Patton and his wife, Natalie.
Alumni gifts to fund Penn State Extraterrestrial Intelligence Center
Millennium Society chairpersons Karen and Matt Keller.
Millennium Society members making a difference

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