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Winning Rube Goldberg Machine Destroys the World

Purdue Rube Goldberg machine shatters Guinness world record, destroys planet

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University students shattered the Guinness World Record for the largest Rube Goldberg machine ever with a 244-step juggernaut that destroys the planet several times over before restoring hope by watering and growing a flower. The Purdue Society of Professional Engineers’ “Time Machine” traces world history from the Big Bang to an […] Read the full story

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Professor David Nichols

May Science on Tap to feature talk on ethical dilemmas of pharmaceutical research

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A leading international researcher at Purdue University who has studied how psychedelic drugs act in the brain is the featured speaker at the next Science on Tap event Thursday (May 19) in downtown Lafayette. David E. Nichols, the Robert C. and Charlotte P. Anderson Distinguished Chair in Pharmacology, will speak at 6 […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 October 2020