Science Nation - Silver Saver

submitted by: nsf
Conservation scientist Glen Gates at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore is working on new ways to protect museum-quality silver from the ravages of time. Fine silverware and silver pieces on display at museums are exposed to air and tarnish just like our silver at home. Every time someone polishes the silver, even under the careful supervision of conservation experts, a little bit of the silver wears away. Gates and colleague, Physics professor Ray Phaneuf at the University of Maryland, are...

Talk by Lim

submitted by: dougramsey

Lecturer Lim leads a discussion on the Science of Learning Centers sponsored by the National Science Foundation, what they do, what are their purpose and goals, and how they are implemented in assisting a new generation of individuals expand their education and build on it.