Particle physics, also called high-energy physics, is a complex concept local students and teachers are learning more about as part of the Purdue University Northwest QuarkNet Center.
Purdue scientists push forward to learn more about the universe; first comes knowledge, then applications
A Purdue University Northwest physics professor and two students majoring in physics and mathematics spent weeks at CERN in Switzerland last summer doing scientific research.
Title: Myctoxins: Detection and Analysis Professor Dawit Gizachew Speaking at: The 28th Purdue Water Institute Lecture Series, Friday, October 30, 2015 Abstract: Toxins that exist naturally are major concerns for food safety globally including in the USA. Mycotoxins are toxins that are produced by certain fungi that can grow on a variety of crops. Some of these mycotoxins include aflatoxins, ...
Dr. Kathryn Rowberg’s Environmental Chemistry Class (CHM 32400) were shown the ICP-MS (inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometer) and XRF (x-ray fluorometer) in the analysis laboratory at the Field Museum in Chicago.