The beauty and splendor of diamonds goes well beyond the surface. Like a diamond hunter digging in an underground mine, one must look deeper to their atomic characteristics to understand what sets these stones apart – and what makes them valuable not just for romantics but also for scientists.
Beneath the black and gold, and far beyond what might immediately catch your eye, lies a world of wonder. You just need to know where — and how — to look.
UMBC’s photography collection includes more than two million works, including rare and historic prints showcasing a range of formats, processes, genres, and technologies. Among these are the approximately one hundred images chosen for Depth of Field, an exhibit showcasing work acquired over the past decade.
A Designed Life (ADL) re-imagines, re-creates, and interprets three Cold War-era traveling displays of American-designed and manufactured goods commissioned by the U.S. Department of State that were circulated within West Germany in the early 1950s.
Equivalence testing provides another tool in the toolbox for scientists to present “positive” results.
November’s midterm elections are some of the most eagerly awaited, closely watched and hyperpartisan for many years. But the results for many congressional House seats are already known because the election will occur at a time of rampant gerrymandering.
On Oct. 23, between 6:02 a.m. and 6:02 p.m., chemists celebrate Mole Day — a day to celebrate a very important idea in the sub-microscopic world.
When the British street artist Banksy shredded his “Girl With Balloon” after it was purchased for US$1.4 million at Sotheby’s, did he know how the art world would react?
Opportunities for learning these skills are everywhere – and there are simple, enjoyable activities that parents can lead to foster these skills.
Gay rights advocates worldwide celebrated the legal victory.