Science and Technology

Mason-Designed Mobile Website Gets Top Public History Award

Posted: March 3, 2015 at 5:03 am, Last Updated: March 2, 2015 at 5:09 pm

Designed primarily for tourists in Washington, D.C., the Histories of the National Mall website reveals that the National Mall has a history of its own that is invisible when walking along its paths and lawns.

Mason Students’ Far-Out Idea Reaches Astronomical Heights

Posted: March 2, 2015 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: March 2, 2015 at 8:54 am

First research paper for astronomy students says “squashed” exoplanets are waiting to be found and attracts international attention.

Mason Alumni, Students Organize Drive to Recruit Bone Marrow Donors

Posted: February 25, 2015 at 11:24 am

George Mason University students are banding together with a national nonprofit to increase awareness about the need for bone marrow donors and perhaps save the life of a woman given 90 days to live.

Great Escape: Mason Physicist Expands Satellite’s Atmospheric Studies

Posted: February 24, 2015 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: February 24, 2015 at 7:52 am

Yiğit is working to interpret and scrutinize the data MAVEN is collecting now that it has entered the atmosphere of the Red Planet and begun to send back information.

Future Engineers Fix Equipment in Guatemalan Hospitals

Posted: February 20, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: February 20, 2015 at 12:45 pm

The team spent three weeks at Guatemalan hospitals troubleshooting, repairing and, if necessary, disposing of donated medical devices and supplies.

Mason Professor to Lead Webinar Discussion on Measles, Vaccine Laws

Posted: February 18, 2015 at 1:18 pm, Last Updated: February 19, 2015 at 9:06 am

The webinar, “Measles, Vaccines and the State Exemption Laws: Understanding Critical Science Issues” will begin at noon Thursday and will include a panel discussion on evidence-based research.