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News-Medical-Net
ASTRO's new research journal 'Advances in Radiation Oncology' closes first issuea prospective trial in quality of life for breast cancer patients receiving rad
ASTRO's new research journal 'Advances in Radiation Oncology' closes first issue
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
a prospective trial in quality of life for breast cancer patients receiving radiotherapy and several clinical and medical physics reports on the use of stereotactic body radiotherapy. "The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is, at... Read more
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Newswise
UWM Physicists Responsible for Important Calculations Used to Detect Gravitational Waves.Used to Detect Gravitational Waves. Available for logged-in reporters only Ne
UWM Physicists Responsible for Important Calculations Used to Detect Gravitational Waves.
Newswise / Posted yesterday
Used to Detect Gravitational Waves. Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — Patrick Brady is a professor of physics and director of the Leonard E. Parker Center for Gravitation, Cosmology and Astrophysics at UW-Milwaukee where he... Read more
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PhysOrg
GGC physicist leads team in innovative black hole researchmay be more than the stuff of Hollywood magic, according to a research team led
GGC physicist leads team in innovative black hole research
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
may be more than the stuff of Hollywood magic, according to a research team led by Lior Burko, associate professor of physics at Georgia Gwinnett College, and including Gaurav Khanna, associate professor of physics at UMass Dartmouth, and Anil... Read more
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The Irish Times
Declan Kiberd interview: ‘The political elites are much less literate now’America today, people passing the duty of political correctness onto those in t
Declan Kiberd interview: ‘The political elites are much less literate now’
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
America today, people passing the duty of political correctness onto those in the classroom and thinking you can change the society through the classroom – you can’t, unless people want to change anyway. I think the way Irish was taught made it... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
SXSW Adds New Thrillers From ‘Evil Dead,’ ‘Oculus’ Directors to Midnight LineupChad Hartigan Morris From America is an endearing, heartfelt coming-of-age com
SXSW Adds New Thrillers From ‘Evil Dead,’ ‘Oculus’ Directors to Midnight Lineup
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
Chad Hartigan Morris From America is an endearing, heartfelt coming-of-age comedy about Morris, a 13-year-old African-American boy who has just moved to Heidelberg, Germany with his caring but troubled single father. Cast: Markees Christmas,... Read more
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Greenwich Time
SXSW Adds New Thrillers From ‘Evil Dead,’ ‘Oculus’ Directors to Midnight LineupChad Hartigan Morris From America is an endearing, heartfelt coming-of-age com
SXSW Adds New Thrillers From ‘Evil Dead,’ ‘Oculus’ Directors to Midnight Lineup
Greenwich Time / Posted 3 days ago
Chad Hartigan Morris From America is an endearing, heartfelt coming-of-age comedy about Morris, a 13-year-old African-American boy who has just moved to Heidelberg, Germany with his caring but troubled single father. Cast: Markees Christmas,... Read more
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Darien News-Review
SXSW Adds New Thrillers From ‘Evil Dead,’ ‘Oculus’ Directors to Midnight LineupChad Hartigan Morris From America is an endearing, heartfelt coming-of-age com
SXSW Adds New Thrillers From ‘Evil Dead,’ ‘Oculus’ Directors to Midnight Lineup
Darien News-Review / Posted 3 days ago
Chad Hartigan Morris From America is an endearing, heartfelt coming-of-age comedy about Morris, a 13-year-old African-American boy who has just moved to Heidelberg, Germany with his caring but troubled single father. Cast: Markees Christmas,... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
What Kids Need From Grown-Ups (But Aren't Getting)new first grade, Christakis argues, preschool is quickly becoming the new kinde
What Kids Need From Grown-Ups (But Aren't Getting)
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
new first grade, Christakis argues, preschool is quickly becoming the new kindergarten. And that is "a real threat to our society's future." If the name sounds familiar, that's likely because Christakis made headlines last October, writing an... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
Where Fun Goes to Jam: UChicago’s Chapter in American Folkmusic on campus. The first UChicago Folk Festival was held in 1961, less than
Where Fun Goes to Jam: UChicago’s Chapter in American Folk
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 4 days ago
music on campus. The first UChicago Folk Festival was held in 1961, less than a decade after the formation of the Folklore Society. It was organized by musicologist Mike Fleischer (X ’63), who played the mandolin in a band with his roommate Jon... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Lockerby students acknowledged for drive, smartsComposite classmates are now co-members of a unique academic club. The Horatio
Lockerby students acknowledged for drive, smarts
The Sudbury Star / Posted 4 days ago
Composite classmates are now co-members of a unique academic club. The Horatio Alger Scholarships -- named after an American author whose protagonists typically pulled themselves up by their bootstraps -- are handed out each year to high... Read more
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The Wesleyan Argus
Physics Department Kicks off ‘Women in Physics’ ColloquiumThe Physics Department launched this semester’s colloquium with a presentation
Physics Department Kicks off ‘Women in Physics’ Colloquium
The Wesleyan Argus / Posted 4 days ago
The Physics Department launched this semester’s colloquium with a presentation from Eugenia Etkina on the importance of engaging students in activities that reflect the actual practice of physics. The “Women in Physics” themed series will feature a... Read more
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New Haven Independent
From Punk Rock To White Chalkfestival reached out to us. Because they thought we [in the band Groovski] wer
From Punk Rock To White Chalk
New Haven Independent / Posted 4 days ago
festival reached out to us. Because they thought we [in the band Groovski] were Polish. [Two band members] are Polish-American: Adam Malec, the bass player and songwriter, and Bogdan Chudy, the drummer. They thought we were Polish [from]... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hafiz Oyetoro... the Actor in Whom We Are Well Pleasedparties and drama productions. When I got into secondary school, I became a ver
Hafiz Oyetoro... the Actor in Whom We Are Well Pleased
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
parties and drama productions. When I got into secondary school, I became a very strong member of the dramatic society and immediately after my secondary education, I joined 'Akewebedi' Theatre Group in my locality and I was doing well... Read more
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Quartz
The stirring, prescient, amazingly naive Declaration of Independence of Cyberspace, 20 years onthe wealth of our marketplaces. You do not know our culture, our ethics, or the
The stirring, prescient, amazingly naive Declaration of Independence of Cyberspace, 20 years on
Quartz / Posted 5 days ago
the wealth of our marketplaces. You do not know our culture, our ethics, or the unwritten codes that already provide our society more order than could be obtained by any of your impositions. All true: At the time, governments were strangers to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
CSIRO cuts: Without climate modelling, we won't be able to adaptwas an illogical farce, peppered with nonsequiturs: just what might have been e
CSIRO cuts: Without climate modelling, we won't be able to adapt
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
was an illogical farce, peppered with nonsequiturs: just what might have been expected from a venture capitalist with an American accent trying to rape and pillage like a new company director. In particular, the dissembling implication that... Read more
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The Hill
Congressional wisdom? Yes, sometimes.not war, another good choice. But in choosing sanctions, they suddenly amputate
Congressional wisdom? Yes, sometimes.
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
not war, another good choice. But in choosing sanctions, they suddenly amputated U.S. purchasing power, and worse – American access to space, since they put a sudden end to America’s use of Russia’s unique, heavy-lift rocket engines. These... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
The Calamitous World Order and How it Relates to SApower of the atom etc). The great Greek philosopher Aristotle put an 1800-year
The Calamitous World Order and How it Relates to SA
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
power of the atom etc). The great Greek philosopher Aristotle put an 1800-year brake on the development of physics when he said the earth is unchanging and the sky and heavens are moving above it e.g. the geocentric/Ptolemaic view... Read more
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The Johns Hopkins News-Letter
Macedonia’s brightest students: Education minister talks grant program to fund education abroadyear, now the fourth year, it’s much easier because it’s a very much known prog
Macedonia’s brightest students: Education minister talks grant program to fund education abroad
The Johns Hopkins News-Letter / Posted 8 days ago
year, now the fourth year, it’s much easier because it’s a very much known program to Macedonian students and to Macedonian society.” When the program was first introduced, only 14 students participated. This year, however, there are 150 students... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
The Middle East as America's New Vietnamfor putting this out. “He was impregnably armored by his good intentions and h
The Middle East as America's New Vietnam
Naked Capitalism / Posted 8 days ago
for putting this out. “He was impregnably armored by his good intentions and his ignorance.” – Graham Greene, The Quiet American We never seem to learn that before we start meddling in places around the world that we must study their histories.... Read more
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Newswise
Physicists Create Artificial 'Graphene'artificial graphene-like structure with transition metal atoms in place of carb
Physicists Create Artificial 'Graphene'
Newswise / Posted 9 days ago
artificial graphene-like structure with transition metal atoms in place of carbon atoms,” said Jak Chakhalian, professor of physics and director of the Artificial Quantum Materials Laboratory at the U of A. In 2014, Chakhalian was selected as a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Tiniest spin devices becoming more stablelogic device made of molecules (shown here) is more stable than one made of ato
Tiniest spin devices becoming more stable
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
logic device made of molecules (shown here) is more stable than one made of atoms. Credit: Bazarnik, et al. ©2015 American Chemical Society (Phys.org)—In 2011, the research group of Roland Wiesendanger, Physics Professor at the University... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Prof. Murenzi Named On UN Technology Teamteam of ten people to support the Technology Facilitation Mechanism (TFM). The
Prof. Murenzi Named On UN Technology Team
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
team of ten people to support the Technology Facilitation Mechanism (TFM). The team consists of representatives of civil society, the private sector, and the science community. The appointed experts include both social and natural scientists... Read more
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Science Daily
Physicists create artificial 'graphene'artificial graphene-like structure with transition metal atoms in place of carb
Physicists create artificial 'graphene'
Science Daily / Posted 10 days ago
artificial graphene-like structure with transition metal atoms in place of carbon atoms," said Jak Chakhalian, professor of physics and director of the Artificial Quantum Materials Laboratory at the U of A. In 2014, Chakhalian was selected as a... Read more
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Business Wire
The Optical Society Joins Closing Ceremonies for the International Year of Lightwill host a program on Ibn Al-Haytham’s seminal contributions to optics and lig
The Optical Society Joins Closing Ceremonies for the International Year of Light
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
will host a program on Ibn Al-Haytham’s seminal contributions to optics and light in New York, New York, USA. The Optical Society (OSA) will participate in both events: Elizabeth Rogan, CEO, The Optical Society, will deliver remarks in New York,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Physicists create artificial 'graphene'artificial graphene-like structure with transition metal atoms in place of carb
Physicists create artificial 'graphene'
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
artificial graphene-like structure with transition metal atoms in place of carbon atoms," said Jak Chakhalian, professor of physics and director of the Artificial Quantum Materials Laboratory at the U of A. In 2014, Chakhalian was selected as a... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
ARRR: Tampa's annual Gasparilla previewAs a Cajun American growing on a bayou outside of New Orleans, I assumed there
ARRR: Tampa's annual Gasparilla preview
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 14 days ago
As a Cajun American growing on a bayou outside of New Orleans, I assumed there could never be or would never be another person in the entire world who loved throwing or receiving parade beads more. And then I moved to the Tampa Bay area. It’s a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Earthquake power laws emerge in bamboo chopsticksyet scientists also show that they can explain this power law behavior using ge
Earthquake power laws emerge in bamboo chopsticks
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
yet scientists also show that they can explain this power law behavior using geometry. Credit: Tsai, et al. ©2016 American Physical Society (Phys.org)—Whereas a dry twig can be broken with a single snap, breaking a bamboo chopstick... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Difficulty of Talking About DoomsdayThe American public doesn’t talk enough about nuclear war. Sure, sometimes it
The Difficulty of Talking About Doomsday
The Atlantic / Posted 15 days ago
The American public doesn’t talk enough about nuclear war. Sure, sometimes it gets brought up. In the openings of disaster movies and in the plots of video games, we’re reminded of the horrors that would accompany any major exchange of nuclear... Read more
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PhysOrg
Fast-moving invisibility cloaks become visiblethat cause the cloak to become visible. (Colors correspond to the light’s frequ
Fast-moving invisibility cloaks become visible
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
that cause the cloak to become visible. (Colors correspond to the light’s frequency.) Credit: Halimeh, et al. ©2016 American Physical Society (Phys.org)—Physicists have found that invisibility cloaks that can achieve perfect invisibility... Read more
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TribLIVE
Challenger astronaut Resnik’s legacy continues to inspirewith a degree in engineering or another science, according to the university we
Challenger astronaut Resnik’s legacy continues to inspire
TribLIVE / Posted 16 days ago
with a degree in engineering or another science, according to the university website. McKeough, 23, double-majored in physics and statistics and is pursuing a doctorate in statistics at Harvard University. Although she left Carnegie Mellon... Read more
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Business Wire
PureTech Expands Scientific Advisory Board and Appoints New Senior Advisorsfor activating and silencing neurons with light. Dr. Boyden received the Breakt
PureTech Expands Scientific Advisory Board and Appoints New Senior Advisors
Business Wire / Posted 16 days ago
for activating and silencing neurons with light. Dr. Boyden received the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences (2016), the Society for Neuroscience Young Investigator Award (2015), the Carnegie Prize in Mind and Brain Sciences (2015), the Schuetze... Read more
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The Rice Thresher
Renaissance man Dean Carroll passes away at 79and a professor computational and applied mathematics. Neal Lane, a Malcolm Gi
Renaissance man Dean Carroll passes away at 79
The Rice Thresher / Posted 17 days ago
and a professor computational and applied mathematics. Neal Lane, a Malcolm Gillis University professor and professor of physics and astronomy, who was Rice’s provost at the time Carroll was the dean of engineering, said he remembered Carroll as... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Dr. James C. Walker, former Johns Hopkins physics professor, diesJames Calvin "Cal" Walker, a retired Johns Hopkins physics professor and former
Dr. James C. Walker, former Johns Hopkins physics professor, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 17 days ago
James Calvin "Cal" Walker, a retired Johns Hopkins physics professor and former department chair, died of congestive heart failure Jan. 15 at Roland Park Place. The Tuscany-Canterbury resident was 80. Born in Mooresville, N.C, he was the son of... Read more
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The New Yorker
Marvin Minsky’s Vision of the Futuredollars, winner take all, and the computer won, seven games to one. It had been
Marvin Minsky’s Vision of the Future
The New Yorker / Posted 17 days ago
dollars, winner take all, and the computer won, seven games to one. It had been expected to lose. In a recent Scientific American article, Berliner wrote: Not much was expected of the programmed robot. . . . Although the organizers had made... Read more
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The Mining Journal
NMU board elects top officersof her professional contributions. WILKINSON ZURBUCHEN Wilkinson serves on t
NMU board elects top officers
The Mining Journal / Posted 17 days ago
of her professional contributions. WILKINSON ZURBUCHEN Wilkinson serves on the board of Asian Pacific Islander American Health Forum, a national organization that promotes health equity for Asian Americans, native Hawaiians and Pacific... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Journal Editors To Researchers: Show Everyone Your Clinical Dataof the request — and most often from other academics. It is a behavior that wou
Journal Editors To Researchers: Show Everyone Your Clinical Data
KPBS San Diego / Posted 17 days ago
of the request — and most often from other academics. It is a behavior that would be hard to imagine in other fields like physics or astronomy. The data from clinical trials have the potential to provide additional knowledge that often goes... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Using single-molecule studies to understand cellular processes: an interview with Professor W. E. MoernerE. Moerner W. E. (William Esco) Moerner, the Harry S. Mosher Professor of Chem
Using single-molecule studies to understand cellular processes: an interview with Professor W. E. Moerner
News-Medical-Net / Posted 17 days ago
E. Moerner W. E. (William Esco) Moerner, the Harry S. Mosher Professor of Chemistry and Professor, by courtesy, of Applied Physics at Stanford University, conducts research in physical chemistry and chemical physics of single molecules,... Read more
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The Space Review
Elon Musk and the SpaceX Odysseyfuture colonists. In 2015, another entity expressed opposition to sending huma
Elon Musk and the SpaceX Odyssey
The Space Review / Posted 18 days ago
future colonists. In 2015, another entity expressed opposition to sending humans to the surface of Mars: the Planetary Society. The society functions in one sense as a public trust for the solar system and aligns itself with the inclinations of... Read more
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The Space Review
Future telescopes versus telescopes’ futuresAt the 227th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) earlier this mo
Future telescopes versus telescopes’ futures
The Space Review / Posted 18 days ago
At the 227th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) earlier this month near Orlando, Florida, there was a lot of buzz about the capabilities of future telescopes. The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) continues its assembly, keeping on... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The American Dream (Of Institutionalized Serfdom)it takes" oligarchy mentality. ...for our own good of course. Only 6 more day
The American Dream (Of Institutionalized Serfdom)
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 days ago
it takes" oligarchy mentality. ...for our own good of course. Only 6 more days until rent is due to Blackstone or AmericanHomes4Rent. Serfs indeed. Serfing USA It's what happens when you don't pay attention in the voting booth. "I hold... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
School Notesas a senior class fine arts student of the month. A Presidential Award winner,
School Notes
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
as a senior class fine arts student of the month. A Presidential Award winner, he is also a member of National Honor Society, computer art club and serves as president of the anime club. “Being involved has given me a sense of community,” he... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
News - The Times-Tribuneas a senior class fine arts student of the month. A Presidential Award winner,
News - The Times-Tribune
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
as a senior class fine arts student of the month. A Presidential Award winner, he is also a member of National Honor Society, computer art club and serves as president of the anime club. “Being involved has given me a sense of community,” he... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Connecticut cancer researchers say Obama’s challenge ‘well timed’Chagpar, director of the Breast Center at Smilow Cancer Hospital. “We know that
Connecticut cancer researchers say Obama’s challenge ‘well timed’
The Middletown Press / Posted 19 days ago
Chagpar, director of the Breast Center at Smilow Cancer Hospital. “We know that it’s one of the leading causes of death in American society. “The audacious goal of curing cancer is really one that America needs to take on,” Chagpar said, but she... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Islamization Of France In 2015social, ethnic apartheid" that is plaguing France. In a speech described as one
The Islamization Of France In 2015
Zero Hedge / Posted 21 days ago
social, ethnic apartheid" that is plaguing France. In a speech described as one of the strongest indictments of French society ever by a government figure, Valls said there was an urgent need to fight discrimination, especially in impoverished... Read more
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Evening Standard
Natalie Dormer on nudity and Hollywood’s feminist revolutionHotel (sandersonlondon.com) The Forest is a fairly convincing exploration of t
Natalie Dormer on nudity and Hollywood’s feminist revolution
Evening Standard / Posted 22 days ago
Hotel (sandersonlondon.com) The Forest is a fairly convincing exploration of that idea. She plays Sara, a successful American entrepreneur who flies to Japan to track down her twin sister, who has gone missing from a teaching post in Tokyo.... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
2015 was the world's hottest year: This is why Australians should worrythere is no where for us to hide. It is pure folly to think that air-condition
2015 was the world's hottest year: This is why Australians should worry
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 23 days ago
there is no where for us to hide. It is pure folly to think that air-conditioning is our saviour. To fully function as a society, Australians must venture outside. Commuting, shopping, tending to domestic needs, caring for others, accessing... Read more
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The Hindu
Lloyd Rudolph: a tribute50 years. “The Modernity of Tradition turned out to be one of the most endurin
Lloyd Rudolph: a tribute
The Hindu / Posted 23 days ago
50 years. “The Modernity of Tradition turned out to be one of the most enduring interpretations of modernisation of Indian society,” Chakrabarty said. “At a time when reigning theories of the 1950s blamed the so-called backwardness of India on the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
We need our own Arthur LewisChris Hart took on the cumbersome task of commenting on what he felt were const
We need our own Arthur Lewis
Daily Maverick / Posted 23 days ago
Chris Hart took on the cumbersome task of commenting on what he felt were constraints to growth. Credit to the former Physics teacher, he was quite “diplomatic” in referring to the commonly held view, among many of our white compatriots, that... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Curing Cancer Is Not A Moonshotclearly defined engineering problem. While costs and timelines were somewhat un
Curing Cancer Is Not A Moonshot
The Post-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
clearly defined engineering problem. While costs and timelines were somewhat uncertain, tried-and-true principles of physics informed the engineers and made a successful lunar landing highly likely. Cancer, in contrast, is many different... Read more
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Brunswick Sentinel
Zwicker brings physics know-how, business experience to Trenton | January 21, 2016him an excellent addition to the Assembly’s Democratic caucus.” Zwicker, head
Zwicker brings physics know-how, business experience to Trenton | January 21, 2016
Brunswick Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
him an excellent addition to the Assembly’s Democratic caucus.” Zwicker, head of science education at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, is a resident of the Kingston section of South Brunswick. He now represents the 16th Legislative... Read more
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