Teaching has always had a huge impact on BYU physics professor Duane Merrell—an impact that has both affected his life and guided his career and passion for teaching physics.
Back in his day, Craig Slover walked to school—and found the fossil remains of a thirty-foot-long mosasaur. A cast of the fossil now hangs from the ceiling of the Eyring Science Center. Dr. Rod Scheetz, curator of the BYU Museum of Paleontology, said the fossil’s jaw shows definite scarring—evidence of violent interactions with other mosasaurs.
Computer programs interpret languages like HTML, XML, Java, PHP with no problem. But ancient handwritten text? BYU professor Bill Barrett and his team of undergraduate and graduate students are determined to create a program that will do just that—and to a large degree, they already have.
Dr. R. Graham Cooks presented the ninth annual Reed M. Izatt and James J. Christensen Lecture at BYU with two presentations on mass spectrometry.
Parents pushing strollers, runners donning short shorts, BYU basketball players dressed as Batman, and countless others all gathered at the starting line of the annual Rex Lee Run on March 11, 2017.