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Training Computers, Helping Humans

Training Computers, Helping Humans

Three BYU faculty recently received Faculty Early Career Development (Career) Awards, the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award for junior faculty. Each awardee received a five-year grant to support both his research and accompanying educational outreach programs.

BYU Gaining National Recognition for Undergraduate Research Support

BYU Gaining National Recognition for Undergraduate Research Support

Archimedes was one of history’s most influential mathematicians, in addition to being an astronomer, engineer, and physicist. He developed an unprecedented method for determining the volume of objects and invented a heat ray to torch ships attacking his hometown. In explaining the principle of the lever, he said, “Give me but a firm spot on which to stand, and I shall move the earth.”