How Do Scientists in Four Different States Work Together?

Science doesn't always look like this: Sometimes it looks like this! We have scientists in Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, and even Washington!  Every week we get together for a videoconference to coordinate all the different kinds of research happening here at the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology.  Above is a series of screenshots Franz Geiger took during …

In which my Mom questions the size of my nanoparticles

I was talking to my mom the other day, about nanoparticles of course, and she said: "Wait a second! Are there different sizes of nanoparticles??  I thought nano was just nano! You know?" Thanks for the question  mom!  🙂 Refresher: nanoparticles are just spherical or nearly-spherical nanomaterials. To answer my mom's question: There are LOTS of different …