"The Friday Afternoon Breakthrough" features CMEM faculty Jason L. Townson

November 13, 2012

"Friday afternoon is usually the best time to do science. There's somehow less pressure. The week is behind you. You may get to sleep in tomorrow morning, so why not just try something?" Bryon Kaehr said. Kaehr is a research scientist at the University of New Mexico and an advanced materials researcher at Sandia National Laboratories who is not long out of graduate school at the University of Texas-Austin. The results of this Friday afternoon experiment still make him smile.  "Wow, that's cool! Where do I go from here?" he said.
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