UT nuclear physicist Geoffrey Greene says physicists need to know the neutron’s lifetime in order to calculate the relative abundances of hydrogen and helium that would have been produced during the universe’s first few minutes, according to Quantra and Wired magazines.
UT English professor Joy Harjo’s memoir Crazy Brave is being read by the college’s freshman class at Fort Lewis College, according to the Durango Herald.
In a recent episode of Dialogue on WUOT, UT sociology professors Michelle Christian and Asafa Jalata joined the panel to discuss race and systemic racism in America.
Professors Lisa Reyes and Kelsey Ellis shared findings of their current project “Vortex Southeast” at a National Weather Service workshop in conjunction with the severe storms laboratory.
UT psychology professor Ralph Lydic recently led a study about a drug used to treat opioid addiction, according to WVLT. The study examined buprenorphine, a scheduled III drug believed to have a lower abuse potential than methadone.
Raphael Bostic, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, will be the guest speaker at the spring Knoxville Economics Forum on March 23.