Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier is enormous, remote, starkly beautiful — and a focal point for global sea level rise predictions. Since 2018, under the auspices of the International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration, eight … Read More
It’s the type of play only a coach would remember.
The Army defense comes with a “cat” blitz. Aston Walter, Rice’s running back, recognizes the look, blocks the oncoming … Read More
[tw-column width=”one-half”] When You Wish Upon a Star
During her six months aboard the ISS — 184 days, 22 hours, and 14 minutes, to be exact — Peggy Whitson conducted … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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, … Read More
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 … Read More
“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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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