Unn pharmacy building for commissioning

The new three-storey building of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, will be commissioned soon. Science writer, STANLEY CHIBUIHEM AMALAHA, in an interview with Prof. Godswill C. Onunkwo, Dean of the Faculty, reports All is set for the commissioning of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences’s new three-storey building at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. The building, built by TETFUND, will accommodate seven department s of the faculty: According to Prof. Godswill C. Onukwo, Dean of the faculty, “The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences started in 1967 as the…

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Physics Writers Series Creation produces university physics textbooks

Stories Stanley Chibuihem Amalaha Eggheads from different Nigerian universities under the umbrella titled: Physics writers Series Creation, have produced array of textbooks in physics for Nigerian students. According to Prof. P.N. Okeke, a world renowned Physicist and president of the association, who initiated the project: “Physics Writers Series Creation is a compendium of seasoned physics lecturers from 20 universities in the South East and South South Nigeria. These lecturers decided to collaborate in the writing and production of different physics textbooks for Nigerian students. The aim is to make physics…

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EU sensitises on Space science

Space scientists from the University of Leiden, Netherlands under the auspices of the European Union are creating awareness on the importance of space science. This is incorporated with competition. According to Dr.Kingsley Okpala, Dept of Physics & Astronomy, University of Nigeria , Nsukka being the coordinator of the programme in Nigeria; “space awareness is an international project offering a range of tools and activities to inspire children, teenagers, and teachers with space sciences. The project uses the excitement of space to raise their interest into science and technology and stimulate…

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WELCOME SUMMER!

On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, the world experienced the longest daylight and the shortest night of the year known as Summer Solstice, which is a natural phenomenon where the sun appears to stop rising or falling, but stands still in the sky at its greatest angular distance from the celestial equator. As that day heralds the beginning of another geographical season of the year-Summer, Science Writer, STANLEY CHIBUIHEM AMALAHA, takes a look at the science inclination associated with this celestial wonder show and the period in which the season will…

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LED, OLED, Quantum LED: Demystifying the future of television technology

The replacement of early bulky, high-voltage cathode ray tubes (CRT) screen displays box television with compact, energy-efficient, flat-panel alternative technologies such as plasma displays, liquid crystal displays (LCDs), light emitting diodes (LED), organic light emitting diodes (OLED) displays and Quantum light emitting diodes (QLED) displays, was a hardware revolution of television that began with computer monitors in the late 1990s.Science writer, STANLEY CHIBUIHEM AMALAHA, X-rays the revolution that has taken place recently in the popular household gadget     PROLEGOMENON A television set, otherwise called television, TV set, TV, or…

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Eggheads converge for quintessential aficionado of architecture in UNILAG

As a tradition of excellence, another inaugural lecture for 2016/2017 academic session of the University of Lagos will take place on Wednesday May 10, 2017 by 4:00pm at the main auditorium, of the university. The lecture titled. ‘Sustainable Architecture: A Return to Nature Through Biomimicry’, will be delivered by Prof Michael Adeloye Adebamowo of the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, University of Lagos. In an interview with the quintessential architect, about the lecture, will highlight on a lot of challenges affecting our built environment. These challenges are compounded…

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Eggheads converge for quintessential aficionado of architecture in UNILAG

As a tradition of excellence, another inaugural lecture for 2016/2017 academic session of the University of Lagos will take place on Wednesday May 10, 2017 by 4:00pm at the main auditorium, of the university. The lecture titled. ‘Sustainable Architecture: A Return to Nature Through Biomimicry’, will be delivered by Prof Michael Adeloye Adebamowo of the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, University of Lagos. In an interview with the quintessential architect, about the lecture, will highlight on a lot of challenges affecting our built environment. These challenges are compounded…

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