Preschool Activities

Monday, 07 November 2016 by

Mostly common projects are about preschool crafts.

Sylvester Gates, Jr. directs the Summer Student Theoretical Physics Research Session (SSTPRS) at the University of Maryland. The annual program offers a summerlong experience for students interested in conducting scientific research. The SSTPRS traces its beginnings back to 1999, when the idea came to S. James Gates Jr., a Distinguished University Professor and Regents Professor of Physics at UMD

Physicist Dr. Jim Gates makes an appearance in a 30-second TV commercial for TurboTax 2016. According to the ad, “It doesn’t take a genius to do your taxes. More specifically, it doesn’t take a world-renowned string theorist on the verge of discovering computer codes writ into the very fabric of the universe.”

Professor Jim Gates will be speaking on matters related to the U.S. President’s Council of Advisors on Science & Technology and some of its policy statements surrounding Climate Change at The Big History Anthropocene Conference in Sydney, Australia on December 10, 2015.Held at Macquarie University, the conference brings together “leading Australian and international academics and researchers from the natural and

Sylvester Gates, Jr. will receive an honorary doctor of science degree from Memorial University in Canada. The honorary doctorate recognizes extraordinary contributions to society and exceptional intellectual achievement. The two other honorees are retired Supreme Court Justice and former member of the House of Assembly Robert Wells (honorary doctor of laws degree) and actor Robert Joy (honorary doctor of letters). The

Jim Gates featured in PBS program series

Monday, 20 October 2014 by

Dr. Sylvester James “Jim” Gates, Jr. is featured in the PBS program The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements.  Hosted by Michael Emerson, the three-hour series is about the amazing human story behind the Periodic Table. Mystery of Matter covers one of the great adventures in the history of science: the long (and continuing) quest to understand what