Sep 6th, 2013
Christine Madliger and Chris Harris study tree swallows at Ruthven Park, a 1,500 acre national historic site that includes Carolinian forests, open pastures, a mansion and a working farm.
Just the name of a remarkable new piece of equipment in chemistry researcher Rob Schurko’s lab is probably enough to pique the curiosity of the most casual observers of all things scientific: the ultra-fast magic-angle spinning probe.
“It’s amazing what you can do with this thing,” says Dr. Schurko. “The physics and engineering of it is just beautiful.”