Posts with the tag: engineering

The Archivist’s Nook: Atomic Age Catholics

“Saturday: Atomic Reactor Demonstration, Tour of National Shrine, Open House Library Science……11:30 & 12:45” -Homecoming ’58 Schedule, Tower, November 14, 1958 In the fall of 1957, an AGN-201 nuclear training reactor was installed on the Catholic University campus. Originally located in the Nuclear Training Laboratory of the campus Power Plant, this reactor was a compact Read More

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Web of Science trial for CUA begins June 1

Catholic University of America Libraries researchers have a trial of Web of Science to use from June 1, 2012.  Web of Science includes Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index. Web of Science provides “Cited Reference Search” and subject searching through both “quick” and “advanced” searches. Our Web of Read More

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Twitter Science!

Where do you get your Science news? According to the PEW report Understanding the Participatory News Consumer,  “92% of Americans get their daily news from multiple platforms. Portable: 33% of cell phone owners now access news on their cell phones. Personalized: 28% of internet users have customized their home page to include news from sources Read More

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Where Engineering Meets the Arts

“”You’ve scored tickets to a big show on the Las Vegas Strip. A Cirque du Soleil show, say. Or “Phantom of the Opera.” And something happens up there onstage. A body sinks slowly to the bottom of the sea, trailing a swirl of iridescent bubbles as it descends. An enormous stage slowly tilts 90 degrees Read More

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