To clue into what makes Paul Talalay tick,
one only has to ask him to identify his favorite hobby. He might
offhandedly mention his amateur cabinet making, but it’s medical
science that is Talalay’s vocation and true pastime rolled into
Want proof? Here is a man who delights in showing off a model of
favorite molecule, finds a calming comfort in science’s “logic
tidiness” and, at age 80, displays the bountiful enthusiasm of a
first-year intern. In fact, colleagues have likened Talalay to
Barry Bonds, an anomaly of sorts who, while undeniably productive
his career, appears to have saved his best for last.
FUSE shifts to extended
The scientists and engineers who operate FUSE, the
Explorer, will celebrate a special anniversary today as the
officially moves beyond its original mission time and into a
year mission extension granted by NASA last summer.
The party for FUSE begins at 3:15 p.m. in the lobby of the
Bloomberg Center for Physics and Astronomy and will include
brief presentations in the adjoining Schafler Auditorium.
MPT, JHU Launch Teachers' Web
Ask teachers what they need to improve their students'
experiences in the classroom, and you'll find that time
and online resources top their list. However, despite best
efforts, teachers say they find that combing the Web for
relevant, quality resources can be burdensome and
Help is now readily available for the
K-12 education community and families with the debut of a
new Web site called Thinkport, developed through a
partnership between Maryland Public Television and the
Johns Hopkins University Center for Technology in
Education, a program of SBPSBE's Graduate Division of
The Johns Hopkins University
3003 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21218