“Just like someone walking through a buffet line who takes the last two pieces of cake, even though they know they’ll only eat one, they’re hogging the food.” Tech researchers, led by professor Ellery Ingall, study carbon dioxide absorption in Antarctic seas. [Newsroom]
Eagle-eyed Tech students report that that Russ Chandler Stadium was transformed into USC’s baseball stadium this week for the filming of Million Dollar Arm, a movie about sports agents recruiting cricket players into Major League Baseball. The movie stars Lake Bell, John Hamm and Bill Paxton. [Reddit]
“A Brilliant Project That Will Completely Transform Atlanta Almost Didn’t Happen.” National recognition for Atlanta’s Beltline development, which grew from the master’s thesis of Ryan Gravel, Arch 95, MS Arch 99. [Business Insider]
Ravi Bellamkonda, currently the Carol Ann and David D. Flanagan Chair in Biomedical Engineering and a Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Scholar, has been named chair of Georgia Tech and Emory’s joint biomedical engineering department. [Newsroom]
“Are female engineers still getting the short stick?” wonders Paul Heney, ESM 93. [DesignWorld]
“The week’s activities include constructing an edible car, building rockets and designing lip balm.” Middle-school girls attend a STEM-focused summer camp on Tech campus. [AJC]
Above: The Swedish ship Oden, on which Tech professor Ellery Ingall studied diatoms and their role in cycling iron in Antarctica.