Some things are not always what they seem—even in space. For thirty years, scientists believed a large near-Earth object was an asteroid. Now, an international team including Joshua Emery, assistant professor of earth and planetary sciences at UT, has discovered it is actually a comet.
Peter Walker, the internationally acclaimed landscape architect who designed the National September 11 Memorial, will be at UT on September 16 to kick off the Robert B. Church III Memorial Lecture Series. The series brings recognized architects and designers to UT to present their work. Free and open to the public, the series also includes
UT is ranked 47th among all public universities, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2014 rankings released today. U.S. News ranked UT 101st among all national universities, the same as 2013, and 47th among all public universities, down one spot from 2013.