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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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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Synchrotron Earth Sciences Presents – Synchrotrons and Geochemistry: A Workshop for Novices and Experts

Synchrotron Earth Sciences Presents – Synchrotrons and Geochemistry: A Workshop for Novices and Experts

The Steering Committee for Synchrotron Earth Sciences recently hosted a workshop which focused on applications of synchrotron science to geochemical research. This workshop targeted both those who are less familiar with synchrotron sources and experienced users who are eager to learn about and to discuss the next generation of synchrotron capabilities for geochemical research.

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