Rock S&T’s National Chemistry Week celebration

Posted by on October 19, 2017

National Chemistry Week will be observed Oct. 22-28. To celebrate, the South Central Missouri Local Section of the American Chemical Society will host a free community event 1-3 p.m. in Room 212 Schrenk Hall on Saturday, Oct. 28. Drop by for hands-on experiments and learn about geochemistry, which fits into this year’s “Chemistry ROCKS” theme.

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Gertsch goes on the record about ‘secret lives of rocks’

Posted by on October 31, 2016

A 3-year-old’s simple question to the website, “What does a rock do?” required a not-so-simple explanation. Dr. Leslie Gertsch, associate professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering, discusses the mechanical properties of rock under densely populated areas in the article published Oct. 11.

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