Chemistry and Biochemistry

Crash Testing Bacteria: BYU Chemistry Professor Daniel Austin and His Graduate Students Try to Find Fatal Limit

Posted: in Faculty, Research, Staff, Jul 31, 2016

The research group, funded by NASA, is studying high velocity impact of bacterial spores. More specifically, the group is trying to find the speed limit above which bacteria won’t survive when they crash into a hard surface. And the best part? There is a video!