• Did You Miss Black Hole Week?

    If so, you’re not alone. Black holes are by definition problematic to observe. In fact, it was only in April of this year that astronomers unveiled for the first time an image of a black hole in Messier 87 , a supergiant galaxy located in the constellation Virgo. So who knew that an entire […]

  • Welcome to the Sciences Library!

    Hello, new & returning Hawkeyes! Visit the Sciences Library this week to find a comfortable study spot, enjoy free coffee, and meet our staff! Our new exhibit showcases our staff, what they can do for you, and what they would like you to know about them! Stop by to find out who likes Quantum […]

  • Introducing Conrad Bendixen: Sciences Reference & Instruction Librarian

    The Sciences Library is pleased to introduce Conrad Bendixen, our new Sciences Reference & Instruction Librarian! Conrad comes to us from St. Ambrose University, where he was the liaison librarian in health sciences and biology for six years. Prior to that, he worked at Kirkwood Community […]

  • Beyond the Moon: Recent Iowa Contributions to Space Research 

    The 50th anniversary of the moon landing is an exciting milestone of space exploration! Our University archivist David McCartney has written about how Iowa research contributed to the safe landing of the astronauts on the moon! James Van Allen’s discovery of the radiation […]

  • EndNote Workshop

    The Sciences Library welcomes students, staff, and faculty to an EndNote Workshop on Wednesday, July 17 at 11:30 AM in room 102 of the Sciences Library. There is no need to register in advance. In this workshop you will learn how to use EndNote to:  Collect references for articles, books, […]

  • Space Flight Exhibit at the Sciences Library!

    As the HaloSat satellite flies hundreds of miles above us orbiting the Earth, it’s a short trip to the Sciences Library to see a life-sized model of the HaloSat in our new exhibit! In addition to the 3D model of the HaloSat satellite, there are two gold boxes that have traveled into space and […]