Maple seed vortex visualization.

Maple seed vortex visualization.

We’re in the throes of NSF grant writing again, and I’m way behind on blogging, which is frustrating, because we have lots of cool things going on at LRRD. Vimeo hosts this interesting visualization of a maple tree’s single wing...

Massive geoscience teaching linkage at SERC.

Massive geoscience teaching linkage at SERC.

In the course of web research today Cara and I found an amazing resouce: Funded mostly by NSF it appears, this project organized workshops on teaching geoscience a few years ago. One result is a huge resource-rich website hosted by the Science Education Resource...

NSF MRI-R&#178 webcast.

NSF MRI-R&#178 webcast.

NSF hosted a webcast todayon the special MRI-R² solicitation. I’ve updated a past post with other information and a link to the archived webcast. And here’s something funny via Clastic...

NSF MRI program and our Emriver Em4.

NSF MRI program and our Emriver Em4.

We are hoping that the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation program will be a good source of funding for our Emriver Em4 geomodels. The models are mechanically and conceptually proven, and represent a very fertile base for further...

Emriver Em2 at SIUC research gathering.

Emriver Em2 at SIUC research gathering.

SIUC held its annual Research Town Meeting and Fair today, with distinguished speakers from NSF and NIH in the morning followed by poster sessions by SIUC researchers in the afternoon. It was nice to get out of the office and be reminded of the distinguished...