Life, Earth and Space
May. 24, 2007—Fast forward to a civilization about three trillion years in the future. Astronomers at that time equipped with instruments equal to those of today would likely come to a much different conclusion about the basic nature of the universe, one that harks back to static models that were popular at the turn of the century.
Apr. 25, 2007—If you've ever wondered about the ultimate fate of the universe, Lawrence Krauss and Robert Scherrer have some good news...sort of.
Mar. 27, 2007—A new Vanderbilt University study has identified a chemical signal that plays a critical role in forming the heart, which could lead to new strategies to combat congenital heart defects.
Mar. 12, 2007—An assistant professor of physics at Vanderbilt University has won a $45,000 research fellowship from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation aimed at encouraging promising young scholars.
Mar. 7, 2007— Nobel laureate Jerome Friedman will describe the long and controversial debate about quarks — the smaller particles that make up protons and neutrons in the atomic nucleus — during the annual Francis G. Slack Lecture on Friday, March 16.