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Physicists create 'molecular black hole' using ultra-intense X-ray pulses

Thu, 11/11/2021 - 03:12

As a powerful X-ray light hits a molecule, the heaviest atom absorbs a few hundred times more X-rays than all the other atoms and strips away most of its electrons. This creates a large positive charge that steadily pulls electrons from the other atoms in the molecule to fill vacancies like a short-lived black hole.

Communitywide trip to focus on Great American Eclipse of 2017

Thu, 11/11/2021 - 03:12

Kansas State University is partnering with the Flint Hills Discovery Center to bring the once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse to the front door of the Manhattan community.

Largest Chinese animal vaccine company to add labs, offices in Manhattan

Thu, 11/11/2021 - 03:12

The largest animal vaccine company in China announced May 31 that it will open a research lab and offices in the Kansas State University Office Park, which is on the north side of the Manhattan campus.