Resources of Chemistry and Physics

Course Related

Data and Literature
(some require access from LU IP address and/or passwords)

Blackboard Chemical & Engineering News
LON-CAPA ChemFinder (Search by molecular name)
Organic Chemistry Text - Carey Journals of the American Chemical Society (ACS) Requires LU IP address
Science Seminars
NIST (thermodynamic and spectroscopy data of atoms and molecules)
Free On Line Science Courses from BestOnlineScienceSchools Periodic Table of the Elements
  ScienceDirect (non ACS journals)  Requires an LU password
  SDBS (thermodynamics and spectroscopy data for organic molecules)
   
Summer and Cooperative Opportunities Some Science and Faith Perspectives (not to be taken as the LeTourneau Perspective)
Argonne National Labs American Scientific Affiliation (lots of topics and various views)
Lunar and Planetary Institute Summer Internships Answers in Creation an old earth counter to the Answers in Genesis site
NASA Academy Answers in Genesis (Ken Ham) a 'young-earth anti-evolution creationist' perspective
NASA Undergraduate Student Research BioLogos a theistic evolution site founded by Francis Collins
NASA-JSC Cooperative Program Discovery Institute the intelligent design group that includes such notables as Bill Dembski, Michael Behe, and Guillermo Gonzalez
NSF-REU Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Reasons to Believe Hugh Ross) an old-earth creationist, intelligent design perspective

Oakridge Institute of Science and Education (ORISE) Talk Origins a mainstream evolutionary science and Christian faith perspective
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  
US Dept. of Energy: Programs for teachers and students  

Careers and Graduate School

LeTourneau Faculty Presentations on Perspectives of Science and Faith

Careers in Chemistry or What Chemists Do (ACS) Steven Ball - Short Booklets on Topics in Science and Faith
Guide to Graduate Schools - Age of The Earth
USA Jobs (1320 is the chemistry series) - Big Bang
  - Plate Tectonics
  - The Higgs Particle
   
Other Science Links Gary DeBoer - CDCL Symposium on Christian Science
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) - Power Point Presentation
American Chemical Society (ACS) - Dr. DeBoer's Prepared Notes
American Physical Society (APS) - Audio recording
Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) Ted Forringer - CDCL Colloquium on Proof of God
  - Dr. Forringer's Prepared Notes
   
  Events and Discussions held at LeTourneau University
  A panel discussion of the film, The Privileged Planet, starring Dr.'s Ball (chemphys at LU), Cargill (community activist), Leiffer (Engineering at LU),  and Solganick (Philosophy at LU)
  - Part 1: Prepared comments of the panelists
  - Part 2: Questions from the audience and responses from the panelists
  A panel discussion of the film, An Inconvenient Truth, starring Dr.'s Jarstfer (biology at LU) North (Texas A&M), and Dickens (Rice University)
  - Audio of the panel discussion/question and answer time.
 

A student led discussion of whether evolution can be compatible with Christian faith

  - Audio of the student discussion
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