UNT awarded almost $2 million in NSF funding to study the rules of physics

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:10

Can engineering change the basic laws of physics? That is one of the questions three professors and a former student at the University of North Texas are attempting to answer.

Arup Neogi, a professor in the College of Science’s Department of Physics, is the principal investigator on a $1,997,222 National Science Foundation grant that will explore such questions.

UNT professor in behavior analysis developing alternative to sedation for children undergoing radiation for cancer

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 11/02/2017 - 15:37


DENTON (UNT), Texas — While radiation therapy is the most common cancer treatment for children under age 10, preparation for it may cause great stress for a child and his or her family.

Astronomy expert to discuss amateur astronomer exoplanet observation techniques

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 10/31/2017 - 09:25

What: Dennis M. Conti, chairman of the American Association of Variable Star Observers’ exoplanet section, will discuss techniques that amateur astronomers use to observe planets outside the solar system – also called exoplanets – and how they can contribute to scientific research.

When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 (Tuesday).

Where: UNT Sky Theater, 1704 W. Mulberry St. in Denton.