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6100 Main MS-61
Houston, Texas 77005-1827
Office: 713-348-4938

News & Events

PTFO H-alphaLikely new planet may be in slow death spiral
Young star appears to be ripping away layers of close orbiting 'hot Jupiter'
LIGO resultsRice Astrophysicists Celebrate LIGO Results
Einstein’s prediction, LIGO’s revelation open new window on the heavens (Image Credit: NASA)
NanoriboonsWet nanoribbons loop like DNA and fold like proteins
Graphene nanoribbons are known for adding strength but not weight to composites, like bicycle frames and tennis rackets. Now researchers say they could be useful in a squishier environment.