UT professor becomes oldest person to win Nobel Prize in Chemistry

John B. Goodenough, a professor at UT Austin's Cockrell School of Engineering, was awarded the 2019 prize with Stanley Whittingham of the State University of New York at Binghamton and Akira Yoshino of Meijo University in Japan "for the development of lithium-ion batteries."

Balcones fault line dead, but UT monitoring others

Austin is on an ancient geological formation known as the Balcones fault line which runs from just south of Dallas through Austin and San Marcos to Del Rio. It's one of several fault lines monitored by researchers at the University of Texas.