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When You Wish Upon a Star
2 months ago

When You Wish Upon a Star

This article appeared originally in the Fall 2003 issue of Rice Sallyport and has been lightly edited.

Peggy Whitson, an adjunct assistant professor in Rice’s Department of Biochemistry and …
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A long road to a perfect launch
2 months ago

A long road to a perfect launch

For those of us who put in a substantial part of our careers in dreaming up the mission (it arose from a workshop 25 years ago), to getting it into …
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No Gravity? No Problem for Zero-G Eyewash
2 months ago

No Gravity? No Problem for Zero-G Eyewash

Most laboratories have an emergency eyewash station to help save lab workers’ eyes in the event of a mishap. But what about the International Space Station, one of the most …
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Triple Owl Flies High
2 months ago

Triple Owl Flies High

When Shannon Walker ’87 blasted off June 16 for a six-month stint aboard the International Space Station (ISS), she knew that keeping in touch with her husband and fellow astronaut, …
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Excerpt: The World As It Is
7 months ago

Excerpt: The World As It Is

EDITOR’S NOTE: Below is the full first chapter of Ben Rhodes’ personal memoir of his White House years. In advance of his visit to Houston last November, where Rhodes attended …
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Podcasts and Perspectives
7 months ago

Podcasts and Perspectives

“Tête-à-Tête” is a new podcast series created by Rice Architecture, featuring conversations between architecture students and renowned and unconventional figures from the field of architecture.

Listen to the entire …
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20 under 30
12 months ago

20 under 30

Comically Talented

Ruchir Shah ’12 is an entrepreneur, comic book author, stand-up comedian and a recent graduate of Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. His accomplishments are …
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You say vosotros, I say ustedes …
1 year ago

You say vosotros, I say ustedes …

As a Latino-American, I always dreamed of studying abroad in Spain. It seemed like a suitable second home for me, where the culture shock of my first trip to Europe …
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From Wine to Wine Grapes
1 year ago

From Wine to Wine Grapes

On storied Mount Veeder in Napa Valley, Segassia Vineyard’s cabernets have routinely scored a minimum of 93 points on Wine Spectator’s scale, meaning they’re in the “outstanding” or even higher …
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