One evening,a husband and wife are working in their garden. While watering the grass, the wife holds the hose horizontally and the water flows from the end of the hose. She twists the nozzle of the hose to partially close it and suddenly the water shoots farther from the end of the hose. This seems odd to her husband, who wonders, "Why does the stream of water travel farther, since it appears that less water is flowing from the end of the hose?" My challenge is to give a scientific explanation for this unnatural phenomenom.
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The Innovation Immersion Program at the University of Illinois is a student-run business consulting organization that brings students together from multiple disciplines and cultural backgrounds to form cross-functional consulting teams.
The College Teaching Effectiveness Network (CTEN) is a graduate student-run organization open to graduate students and postdocs from all departments across campus.
This daylong event allows attendees to participate in hands-on workshops and panel discussions to learn: the Lean Startup Method, How to Fund Your Company and the Impact of Social Entrepreneurship.
Hear U of I faculty members share their experiences and insights as faculty members at a large research-intensive university on Wednesday, April 23.
May 19 and June 30 are two very important dates for students planning a thesis defense in Summer 2014.
Registration and Abstract submission are open for the International Conference on Physics Education ICPE 2014, that will take place at the Sheraton Cordoba Hotel & Convention Center, Córdoba, Argentina, on August 18th to 22th, 2014.
The Nuclear Science and Security Consortium has an immediate need for two postdoctoral scholars. The initial appointment is for one year, with the possibility of extension for up to three years.
Information about summer health care coverage for grad students in Summer 2014.
Next Friday, April 25 is the deadline to make summer appointment arrangements
APS is holding a conference in June 2014, “Redesigning the Physicist: Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education for the 21st Century,” which will focus on strategies for implementing Innovation and Entrepreneurship education into undergraduate classrooms.
Princeton Summer School for Condensed Matter Physics (PSSCMP), on Quantum Information and Computation, July 28 - 31, 2014.
GradSWE is a support community and advocate for graduate women in engineering and for undergraduate women interested in pursuing graduate studies in STEM.
Women in Science (WiS) Panel on "The Gap Years: What Should I Do between Undergrad and Graduate/Professional School?" Tuesday, April 15, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. in Lincoln Hall 1090
Important registration requirements for the Summer 2014 term.
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