Robert Billiar Obituary (1931 – 2022) – Sioux City, IA

Robert Billiar Obituary (1931 – 2022) – Sioux City, IA

Dr. Robert R. Billiar, 90 of South Sioux City passed away Thursday, September 29, 2022 and went to be with his Lord and Savior. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at Hope Lutheran Church in South Sioux City. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 4, 2022 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM with … Read more

Nobel season is here: 5 things to know about the prizes

Nobel season is here: 5 things to know about the prizes

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The beginning of October means the Nobel Prize season. Six days, six prizes, new faces from around the globe added to the world’s most elite roster of scientists, writers, economists and human rights leaders. This year’s Nobel season kicks off Monday with the medicine award, followed by daily announcements: physics on … Read more

Physics and astronomy department hosts math competitions for K-12 students, including children of faculty and staff

Physics and astronomy department hosts math competitions for K-12 students, including children of faculty and staff

September 26, 2022September 26, 2022 The Physics and Astronomy Department will host a series of mathematics competitions for K-12 students to promote enthusiasm and a positive attitude toward mathematics and science and stimulate their interest in continuing their studies beyond high-school years. Faculty and staff are encouraged to register their children below. For middle school … Read more

Sound Pulse Drives Single-Electron Current

Sound Pulse Drives Single-Electron Current

September 7, 2022• Physics 15, 132 Like a surfer riding a wave, a single electron is transported by an acoustic pulse traveling along the surface of a microchip. Shunsuke Ota/Tokyo Institute of Technology A moving melody. Researchers have demonstrated that a solitary sound wave (blue) can transport a single electron (red) along an electronic circuit. … Read more

The review on women in STEM: a physicist’s perspective

Jodie Bradby. Yesterday the federal science minister Ed Husic ordered a review into programs designed to encourage and support women into science and technologies. I think such a review is timely as we need a shift in the focus from ‘fixing/promoting women’ to reviewing our organizations and systems. I hope the terms of reference of … Read more

The 5 Most Important Characters of Season 3

Welcome to Demon School, Iruma-kun! is a charming isekai fantasy anime series that is slated to return in the Fall 2022 anime season for its third full-length season. This is the tale of the kind blue-haired Iruma Suzuki and his quest to get a formal education while also not becoming demon chow at the Babyls … Read more

Top of the south growers triumph in horticulture awards

Supplied Meryn Whitehead, a 28-year-old supervisor at Vailima Orchards, has won the national title of Young Grower of the Year. Top of the south growers have hit the horticulture awards jackpot, with Meryn Whitehead winning the Young Grower of the Year, and Miriana Stephens coming away with Horticulture New Zealand’s President’s Trophy. Whitehead beat five … Read more

Meet Strictly’s Hamza Yassin: From family life to remote home in Scotland

October 01, 2022 – 18:04 BST Nicky Morris Find out everything you need to know about Strictly star Hamza Yassin, from his remote home in Scotland to who he is partnered with… Strictly Come Dancing star Hamza Yassin wowed the judges with his incredible foxtrot on Saturday night, which saw him place joint top of … Read more

Here’s What Extinction Looks Like

It all started one day at the museum. Photographer Marc Schlossman was overwhelmed by so many extinct species he saw in the collection. Moved and concerned, he began photographing specimens of birds and butterflies, alligators, and tortoises. Schlossman spent a decade on the project, which focuses on endangered and extinct species and the threats they’ve … Read more

Obituaries | Dr. Robert R. Billiar

Dr. Robert R. Billiar, 90 of South Sioux City passed away Thursday, September 29, 2022 and went to be with his Lord and Savior. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at Hope Lutheran Church in South Sioux City. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 4, 2022 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM with … Read more