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Hydrogen drives future of energy

In physicist Dr. Robert Mayanovic’s laboratory at Missouri State University, which is one of 12 partner institutions in the United States funded through the Department of Energy’s Energy Frontier Research in Extreme Environments (EFree) center, he and his students are researching materials to extract hydrogen more efficiently to make it a readily available energy source.

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Mayanovic’s research featured in upcoming Mind’s Eye

Microscope in Mayanovic's physics labCongratulations to Dr. Robert Mayanovic! The incredible work in his lab will be featured in the 2014 issue of Mind’s Eye, Missouri State University’s research publication. His story was also featured throughout the month of March on Missouri State’s research website.

Watch him describe the significance of the Energy Frontier Research in Extreme Environments (EFree) center and explain the challenges of extracting hydrogen efficiently.

Read the full story on the Mind’s Eye.

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NASA funding brings student research opportunities

The Baker Observatory is one of the facilities associated with the astronomy program at Missouri State University, and it often hosts public observation nights. Recently, researchers were able to see a Jupiter-like planet passing in front of its star at the Baker Observatory. Dr. Michael Reed, professor in the program, explains this exoplanet phenomenon. Two […]

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New horizons: Research, outreach expands world view

Looking into the sky, you can appreciate a particularly starry night or a full moon (a full moon is scheduled for Feb. 14) while understanding very little about this natural phenomenon. Missouri State is working to expand understanding of natural phenomenon through research and outreach. Expanding our view of the world For the past year, […]

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