Education and Outreach at GSECARS

GSECARS operates as a national research resource for the entire earth, planetary, soil and environmental communities.  GSE welcomes students at all levels – high school, undergraduate, graduate and post graduate, into our laboratories, giving them the opportunity to learn about x-ray science and instrumentation as well as to be involved in hands-on activities.

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ESRP at 13 IDE, Mundelein HS

ESRP at 13 IDE, Mundelein HS

Students from Mundelein High School participated in the ANL Exemplary Student Research Program conducting an experiment at 13 IDE, “Using X-Ray Fluorescence and Absorption Spectroscopy to Analyze The Relationship Between Particulate Matter And The Environment Through Factors Of Metal Type And Particle Size”.

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National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering (NX School)

National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering (NX School)

GSECARS beamline scientists Joanne Stubbs, Peter Eng, Matt Newville, and Tony Lanzirotti hosted graduate students at the virtual NX School on July 20 and 22, 2021. At 13 ID-E, arabidopsis seeds were analyzed using X-ray fluorescence and fluorescence computed tomography. At 13 ID-C, crystal truncation rods were measured from the surface of hematite single crystals under helium gas.

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