Nearly everyone knows the story of Tom and Jerry, with Tom the cat’s never-ending quest to catch Jerry the mouse. “Tom” and “Jerry” also exist in space as two satellites that seem to chase after one another as part of NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) mission.
Shocks and pictures of animals are being used to learn more about PTSD, or post traumatic stress disorder. Graduate student Gus Hennings and research assistant Mason McClay lead this research at the Dunsmoor Lab
Many athletes experience mental blocks, where their emotions get the best of them. Psychologists say that simply visualizing success and simulating stressful situations can help athletes overcome these common psychological barriers.
Waller Creek is not safe due to high levels of bacteria from feces, but researchers are tracking bacteria and sewage leaks to improve water quality for both the river aquatic ecosystem and the Austin community.