Pranab Das, professor of physics, wrote an op-ed that appears in the Oct. 21 edition of in The Winston-Salem Journal. The essay critiques the use of corn in biofuels and suggests changes to public policy.
Pranab Das, professor of Physics, was elected to the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee of the International Society for Science and Religion (ISSR) at its annual general meeting in London this Saturday.
A $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation will bolster the number of math and science teachers Elon University graduates in the years ahead through a partnership with the Alamance-Burlington School System.
Tony Crider, associate professor of physics, is always searching for creative ways to engage students with course material. To help his astronomy students learn about planetary science and the classification of the former planet Pluto, he created a science game called “The Pluto Debate.”
Elon sophomore Aaron Summers presented his research on the energetics of the supermassive black hole in a distant galaxy at "The X-ray Universe 2011," one of the world's premier conferences on observational black hole research that took place in June in Berlin, Germany.
Tony Crider, associate professor and chair of Physics, has recently been elected to a three-year term on the national Reacting Advisory Board. This board oversees development and publication of the Reacting to the Past series.