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The Space Review
Stories of cislunar suspense: Literary adventure on the near frontier (part 2system that seems to have become intelligent. [GoodReads: 3.33/141] Russian Sp
Stories of cislunar suspense: Literary adventure on the near frontier (part 2
The Space Review / Posted 21 minutes ago
system that seems to have become intelligent. [GoodReads: 3.33/141] Russian Spring, Norman Spinrad (1991): The story of an American who flees the militarization of America to work on his dreams of opening up space to the world. Politics always... Read more
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PhysOrg
Ultra-flat circuits will have unique propertiescharacteristics of such "co-planar" hybrids differ from bulkier components. Th
Ultra-flat circuits will have unique properties
PhysOrg / Posted 5 hours ago
characteristics of such "co-planar" hybrids differ from bulkier components. Their results appear this month in the American Chemical Society journal Nano Letters. Shrinking electronics means shrinking their components. Academic labs and... Read more
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New York Magazine
113 Journalists Surveyed on Why They’re So Despisedthat talks about people as if they were all affluent, from the suburbs, and whi
113 Journalists Surveyed on Why They’re So Despised
New York Magazine / Posted 20 hours ago
that talks about people as if they were all affluent, from the suburbs, and white. The vast majority of coverage of society, lifestyle, and cities in elite outlets suffers from this myopia. There is also an incredible lack of historical... Read more
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Vail Daily
Vail Jazz column: Jazz cats and their hats, from Ellington to Monkkeep the sun out of your eyes and protect your head. With flaps attached, it ca
Vail Jazz column: Jazz cats and their hats, from Ellington to Monk
Vail Daily / Posted 4 days ago
keep the sun out of your eyes and protect your head. With flaps attached, it can even keep your ears warm. But we live in a society where hats really aren’t about utility anymore; instead, they create the opportunity for us to show the world which... Read more
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Slate
How Sexual Harassment Halts Science—and What’s Being Done About Itpublic eye, it’s been an open secret for years in the astromony community. Chri
How Sexual Harassment Halts Science—and What’s Being Done About It
Slate / Posted 6 days ago
public eye, it’s been an open secret for years in the astromony community. Christina Richey, the current chairwoman of the American Astronomical Society Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy, conducted an informal survey on workplace... Read more
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Daily Mail
World's smallest writes information one ATOM at a timerequire large spaces and a lot of energy, particularly to keep up with the incr
World's smallest writes information one ATOM at a time
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
require large spaces and a lot of energy, particularly to keep up with the increasing amount of information produced by society. Decreasing the number of atoms needed to store information would help solve the problem. In 1959, physicist... Read more
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The Space Review
Stories of cislunar suspense: Literary adventure on the near frontier (part 1of the L-points (just look at the gravity/energy maps), it may yet prove useful
Stories of cislunar suspense: Literary adventure on the near frontier (part 1
The Space Review / Posted 7 days ago
of the L-points (just look at the gravity/energy maps), it may yet prove useful. EML-4 and EML-5: This is where the L-5 Society wanted to build large enclosed “island” habitats, better known as space colonies. The Moon: Not just for lovers, the... Read more
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PhysOrg
How MIT gave "Ghostbusters" its "geek cred"of media attention to alter public perceptions. Janet Conrad and Lindley Winsl
How MIT gave "Ghostbusters" its "geek cred"
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
of media attention to alter public perceptions. Janet Conrad and Lindley Winslow, colleagues in the MIT Department of Physics and researchers in MIT's Lab for Nuclear Science, were key consultants for the all-female reboot of the classic 1984... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the Editor - July 17, 2016the mission’s scientific leader, tells how the German scientists were found an
Letters to the Editor - July 17, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
the mission’s scientific leader, tells how the German scientists were found and what they had achieved. He concludes that American science proved superior to Nazi science in atomic physics and offers reasons. In a prescient plea, the author... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONthe mission’s scientific leader, tells how the German scientists were found an
YOUR OPINION
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
the mission’s scientific leader, tells how the German scientists were found and what they had achieved. He concludes that American science proved superior to Nazi science in atomic physics and offers reasons. In a prescient plea, the author... Read more
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The Jewish Press
INTO THE FRAY: Israel and American Liberal Jewry: The REAL Reasons for the RiftEast where freedom of speech and freedom of religion are found. Therefore, supp
INTO THE FRAY: Israel and American Liberal Jewry: The REAL Reasons for the Rift
The Jewish Press / Posted 8 days ago
East where freedom of speech and freedom of religion are found. Therefore, support for Israel is an expression of our Americanism – Republican Party’s 2016 Platform ‘Name a single country in the history of the world faced with internal and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers chip away at Smale's 7th unsolved problem in mathematics“palm tree” organization. The five lowest minimum energy configurations are sho
Researchers chip away at Smale's 7th unsolved problem in mathematics
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
“palm tree” organization. The five lowest minimum energy configurations are shown. Credit: Mehta et al. ©2016 American Physical Society (Phys.org)—How do you arrange a group of points on the surface of a sphere so that all the points... Read more
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The Economic Times
India and China’s chalk and cheese approach to sciencescience and state of mind, the Chinese work culture and attitudes towards resea
India and China’s chalk and cheese approach to science
The Economic Times / Posted 11 days ago
science and state of mind, the Chinese work culture and attitudes towards research. At least in his field of heavy ion physics, India had more scientists than China. "This kind of science was new to them," he says. But China was creating new... Read more
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The Hill
The open access wrecking ballwould come at the expense of student support and research activity. But in man
The open access wrecking ball
The Hill / Posted 12 days ago
would come at the expense of student support and research activity. But in many scientific fields – theoretical particle physics is a good example – grants are far smaller, even though the number of papers published per year is about the same. In... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
University glass blowers get hard to findchemistry, math and computer drawing. "You need to know enough about everythin
University glass blowers get hard to find
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
chemistry, math and computer drawing. "You need to know enough about everything, about mechanics, about chemistry, about physics, about thermodynamics -- whatever a chemist can come up with, you need to know just a little bit to get that chemist... Read more
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PhysOrg
Physicists discover family of tetraquarksTomasz Skwarnicki and Ph.D. student Thomas Britton G'16, both members of the Ex
Physicists discover family of tetraquarks
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
Tomasz Skwarnicki and Ph.D. student Thomas Britton G'16, both members of the Experimental High-Energy Physics Group at Syracuse and the Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) collaboration at CERN, have confirmed the existence of... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Penn State’s Center for the Performing Arts announces 2016-17 seasoncomposer and touring musician David Poe ("Nashville," "The O.C." and "Harvest")
Penn State’s Center for the Performing Arts announces 2016-17 season
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
composer and touring musician David Poe ("Nashville," "The O.C." and "Harvest"). Bale Folclorico brings its eighth North American tour, "Bahia of all Colors," to Penn State on Feb. 14. Brazil's only professional folk dance company's group of 26... Read more
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Al.com
Fighting for Alabama's 'voiceless' victims brought 3 diverse Birmingham lawyers togetherand sexual abuse, human trafficking, workplace discrimination, the disabled, ev
Fighting for Alabama's 'voiceless' victims brought 3 diverse Birmingham lawyers together
Al.com / Posted 19 days ago
and sexual abuse, human trafficking, workplace discrimination, the disabled, even prisoners. "Who's vulnerable in our society? Who can be taken advantage of?," asks Zarzaur (prounounced Zar-Zar), who grew up in Mountain Brook and went on to be... Read more
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PhysOrg
Quantum fingerprinting surpasses classical limitthan the minimum required by the classical limit for solving a communication co
Quantum fingerprinting surpasses classical limit
PhysOrg / Posted 20 days ago
than the minimum required by the classical limit for solving a communication complexity problem. Credit: Guan et al. ©2016 American Physical Society (Phys.org)—As the saying goes, no two fingerprints are alike, and the same is true for quantum... Read more
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The Daily Californian
The biology of motherhood31 percent women, they make up less than 15 percent of the faculty in departmen
The biology of motherhood
The Daily Californian / Posted 20 days ago
31 percent women, they make up less than 15 percent of the faculty in departments such as computer science, mathematics and physics. Ellen Simms, a professor of integrative biology at UC Berkeley, said she believes that departments with a lower... Read more
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Daily Mail
The Queen wears lavender for a Sunday church service in Edinburghcentre of Edinburgh. This special service recognises Scottish residents who hav
The Queen wears lavender for a Sunday church service in Edinburgh
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
centre of Edinburgh. This special service recognises Scottish residents who have made a significant contribution to their society. Recent recipients have included TV presenter Lorraine Kelly, OBE, and Emeritus Professor for theoretical physics,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
The dying breed of craftsmen behind the tools that make scientific research possiblechemistry, math and computer drawing. “You need to know enough about everythin
The dying breed of craftsmen behind the tools that make scientific research possible
Baltimore Sun / Posted 23 days ago
chemistry, math and computer drawing. “You need to know enough about everything, about mechanics, about chemistry, about physics, about thermodynamics — whatever a chemist can come up with, you need to know just a little bit to get that chemist... Read more
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PhysOrg
'Quantum' bounds not so quantum after allof the classical experiment that produces the same bounds that quantum experime
'Quantum' bounds not so quantum after all
PhysOrg / Posted 24 days ago
of the classical experiment that produces the same bounds that quantum experiments do. Credit: Frustaglia et al. ©2016 American Physical Society (Phys.org)—Quantum bounds are numbers (such as 4, 6, and 2√2) that naturally appear in quantum... Read more
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USA Today
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a timeActually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the a
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a time
USA Today / Posted 24 days ago
Actually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education, a tiny startup called Breakout EDU this week generated waiting lines as teachers queued... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a timeActually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the a
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a time
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 24 days ago
Actually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education, a tiny startup called Breakout EDU this week generated waiting lines as teachers queued... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a timeActually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the a
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a time
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 24 days ago
Actually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education, a tiny startup called Breakout EDU this week generated waiting lines as teachers queued... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a timeActually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the a
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a time
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 24 days ago
Actually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education, a tiny startup called Breakout EDU this week generated waiting lines as teachers queued... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a timeActually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the a
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a time
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 24 days ago
Actually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education, a tiny startup called Breakout EDU this week generated waiting lines as teachers queued... Read more
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11 News Houston
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a timeActually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the a
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a time
11 News Houston / Posted 24 days ago
Actually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education, a tiny startup called Breakout EDU this week generated waiting lines as teachers queued... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a timeActually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the a
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a time
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 24 days ago
Actually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education, a tiny startup called Breakout EDU this week generated waiting lines as teachers queued... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a timeActually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the a
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a time
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 24 days ago
Actually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education, a tiny startup called Breakout EDU this week generated waiting lines as teachers queued... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a timeActually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the a
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a time
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 24 days ago
Actually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education, a tiny startup called Breakout EDU this week generated waiting lines as teachers queued... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a timeActually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the a
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a time
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 24 days ago
Actually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education, a tiny startup called Breakout EDU this week generated waiting lines as teachers queued... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a timeActually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the a
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a time
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 24 days ago
Actually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education, a tiny startup called Breakout EDU this week generated waiting lines as teachers queued... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a timeActually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the a
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a time
KING5 Seattle / Posted 24 days ago
Actually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education, a tiny startup called Breakout EDU this week generated waiting lines as teachers queued... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a timeActually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the a
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a time
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 24 days ago
Actually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education, a tiny startup called Breakout EDU this week generated waiting lines as teachers queued... Read more
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First Coast News
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a timeActually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the a
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a time
First Coast News / Posted 24 days ago
Actually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education, a tiny startup called Breakout EDU this week generated waiting lines as teachers queued... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a timeActually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the a
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a time
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 24 days ago
Actually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education, a tiny startup called Breakout EDU this week generated waiting lines as teachers queued... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a timeActually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the a
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a time
KTVB Boise / Posted 24 days ago
Actually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education, a tiny startup called Breakout EDU this week generated waiting lines as teachers queued... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a timeActually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the a
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a time
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 24 days ago
Actually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education, a tiny startup called Breakout EDU this week generated waiting lines as teachers queued... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a timeActually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the a
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a time
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 24 days ago
Actually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education, a tiny startup called Breakout EDU this week generated waiting lines as teachers queued... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a timeActually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the a
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a time
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 24 days ago
Actually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education, a tiny startup called Breakout EDU this week generated waiting lines as teachers queued... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a timeActually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the a
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a time
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 24 days ago
Actually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education, a tiny startup called Breakout EDU this week generated waiting lines as teachers queued... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a timeActually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the a
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a time
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 24 days ago
Actually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education, a tiny startup called Breakout EDU this week generated waiting lines as teachers queued... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a timeActually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the a
Low-tech 'Breakout EDU' looks to invigorate education one wooden box at a time
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 24 days ago
Actually, it is mostly wood-based. Occupying a school bus parked outside the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education, a tiny startup called Breakout EDU this week generated waiting lines as teachers queued... Read more
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Slate
The Weight of a Kilogram Is About to Change, Thanks to Some Advanced Mathematicssaid Stephan Schlamminger, a physicist with the National Institute of Standards
The Weight of a Kilogram Is About to Change, Thanks to Some Advanced Mathematics
Slate / Posted 25 days ago
said Stephan Schlamminger, a physicist with the National Institute of Standards and Technology, in an interview with the American Institute of Physics. Even handling the model kilogram with your fingers will leave oil, changing its weight ever so... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Former Minister, Ojo Maduekwe, Literary Icon, Elechi Amadi, Pass Onscholar and newspaper columnist, Madukwe belonged to many professional bodies i
Former Minister, Ojo Maduekwe, Literary Icon, Elechi Amadi, Pass On
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
scholar and newspaper columnist, Madukwe belonged to many professional bodies including the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), American Bar Association and International Bar Association, and was until last night a Senior Partner of Maduekwe & Co. An... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers create new method for identifying black holespipeline using targeted simulations. O'Shaughnessy presented the paper earlier
Researchers create new method for identifying black holes
PhysOrg / Posted 26 days ago
pipeline using targeted simulations. O'Shaughnessy presented the paper earlier this month at the Gravitational Wave Physics and Astronomy Workshop in Cape Cod, Mass. "Most of the interesting information arrives at the end where the black... Read more
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Mashable
31 scientific societies just told Congress to take their climate denial and shove itof evidence and the vast body of peer-reviewed science." Some of the largest g
31 scientific societies just told Congress to take their climate denial and shove it
Mashable / Posted 26 days ago
of evidence and the vast body of peer-reviewed science." Some of the largest groups that signed the letter include the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), whose CEO, Rush Holt, is a former congressman from New Jersey and... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
World-class attractionstop quality food. We used the free bus to take us across to the Historic secti
World-class attractions
Otago Daily Times / Posted 28 days ago
top quality food. We used the free bus to take us across to the Historic section where we visited the Houston Historic Society headquarters and exhibition before walking through the nearby park of 4ha founded in 1954 where old houses dating... Read more
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