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APSU sent hops to near space, now it’s in the Stratobeer at Strawberry Alley Ale Works

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a sunny but chilly January afternoon, Austin Peay State University (APSU) physics students sent a high-altitude balloon 93,000 feet into the stratosphere.

The balloon carried an important student experiment, but the payload also included two special guests: two containers that contained Cascade hops.

Strawberry Alley Ale Works’ brew Stratobeer is made from hops Austin Peay State University launched into the near space. (APSU)

Strawberry Alley Ale Works’ brew Stratobeer is made from hops Austin Peay State University launched into the near space. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University’s professional mad scientist bringing Gov School demos to Zoom

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) professional mad scientist is at it again.

Each summer, Bryan Gaither orchestrates several science demonstrations during the Governor’s School for Computational Physics.

Austin Peay State University’s Professional Mad Scientist Bryan Gaither talks to Governor’s School for Computational Physics students through Zoom. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Professional Mad Scientist Bryan Gaither talks to Governor’s School for Computational Physics students through Zoom. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University professors bring diverse science lessons to Governor’s School of Computational Physics

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In a typical year, the Governor’s School for Computational Physics at Austin Peay State University (APSU) includes two field trips to renowned nearby science centers.

But this year isn’t typical.

Friction Stir Welding. (APSU)

Friction Stir Welding. (APSU)

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APSU shifts Governor’s School lessons into a virtual experience

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Governor’s School for Computational Physics returned for the 12th straight year to Austin Peay State University (APSU) this week, but something was much, much different than in previous years. 

A screen capture from the first day in classes of Governor's School for Computational Physics. (APSU)

A screen capture from the first day in classes of Governor’s School for Computational Physics. (APSU)

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APSU gives Northeast High School students peek at multidisciplinary field of robotics

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Twenty-five students from Northeast High School’s Computer Information Technology Academy (CITA) recently visited with Austin Peay State University (APSU) students and professors to learn more about how robotics is integrated in various fields.

Austin Peay State University students show off robotic manufacturing systems and robots to Northeast High School students. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University students show off robotic manufacturing systems and robots to Northeast High School students. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University to debut Trebuchet at Clarksville BBQ Bash

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) will haul its medieval siege machine to the Clarksville BBQ Bash on October 19th, 2019 to hurl pumpkins hundreds of feet.

Bryan Gaither – lab manager for the APSU Department of Physics, Engineering and Astronomy – has been working on the machine, called a trebuchet, for several weeks.

Austin Peay State University student Killian Prue (black shirt) and APSU physics lab manager Bryan Gaither (sunglasses) stand before Austin Peay's new trebuchet.

Austin Peay State University student Killian Prue (black shirt) and APSU physics lab manager Bryan Gaither (sunglasses) stand before Austin Peay’s new trebuchet.

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Austin Peay State University’s “Science on Tap” explores Science of Beer, October 1st

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019,  the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Science on Tap – which drew more than 75 people to Strawberry Alley Ale Works’ Pilsner Room last month at its inaugural gathering – is set to return 5:30pm at the same location.

Austin Peay State University’s Dr. J. Allyn Smith talks black holes at the inaugural Science on Tap Sept. 3, 2019, at Strawberry Alley Ale Works. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Dr. J. Allyn Smith talks black holes at the inaugural Science on Tap Sept. 3, 2019, at Strawberry Alley Ale Works. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University’s Science on Tap fills Strawberry Alley Ale Works’ Pilsner Room

 

Written by Kyle Watts

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019, Austin Peay State University (APSU) kicked off its inaugural Science on Tap – a monthly lecture series that unites two great things, science and local brews – at Strawberry Alley Ale Works.

Austin Peay State University’s Dr. J. Allyn Smith talks black holes at the inaugural Science on Tap Sept. 3, 2019, at Strawberry Alley Ale Works. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Dr. J. Allyn Smith talks black holes at the inaugural Science on Tap Sept. 3, 2019, at Strawberry Alley Ale Works. (APSU)

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This Week at APSU: Football at home, Science on Tap, new Google partnership

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The second week of fall classes also brings several top-notch events to Austin Peay State University (APSU) including the second home football game of the season, the launch of Science on Tap at Strawberry Alley Ale Works and an innovative partnership between APSU and Google at this weekend’s Riverfest.

The Austin Peay Govs host Central Arkansas at 2:00pm Saturday, September 7th, at Fortera Stadium. (APSU)

The Austin Peay Govs host Central Arkansas at 2:00pm Saturday, September 7th, at Fortera Stadium. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University launches ‘Science on Tap’ at Strawberry Alley Ale Works on September 3rd

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When Austin Peay State University’s Dr. J. Allyn Smith talks black holes, he likes to drop in lots of “fun stuff” and quirkiness.

Take, for instance, his description of a hypernova (which is basically supernova’s bigger and more energetic brother that forms a black hole inside its starry shell): “It becomes what we call a self-eating watermelon, the black hole eats the star from the inside out.”

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