Delicate leaves, ancient hippos and meteorites that fell long ago — the world of fossils is much more complex than piles of dino bones. On National Fossil Day, ASU researchers share what we can learn from these unusual specimens.
As one of the first Hispanic women in the U.S. to become a tenured engineering faculty member, Jean Andino now mentors other underrepresented STEM students. Here, the interim director for ASU’s Hispanic Research Center talks about her career path and shares her top picks for Hispanic contributions to society.
From rooftop panels that shrink our utility bills to chargers for our smartphones, there’s an endless variety of solar-powered gadgets and products under the sun. Yet many people are in the dark about the history of harnessing solar power. The story of photovoltaics began more than a half century ago — and ASU played a pivotal role.