A scintillating approach to radiation detection

Radiation detectors are at work every day and everywhere. They inspect cargo at airports, seaports, and border crossings. They discover new forms of matter inside particle accelerators. They collect data in advanced diagnostic technologies used by our doctors and dentists. And they sniff out invisible radioactive gases that leach into our homes. In 2013, Arnold … Continue reading A scintillating approach to radiation detection

Our origin story

Here’s a gloomy stat: African Americans make up 12 percent of the US population, but earn just 2% of all doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math, and less than 2% of the doctorates in the physical sciences. To a casual observer, there would appear to be scant few role models for young blacks … Continue reading Our origin story