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AllAfrica.com
John Ehiguese - I Barely Made It Through College and Had to Work Before 16hard-working professional who enjoys what he does and as an employer of labour,
John Ehiguese - I Barely Made It Through College and Had to Work Before 16
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
hard-working professional who enjoys what he does and as an employer of labour, I am proud to be a productive member of the society. Talk us into your growing up? I grew up in a large family of seven children, although there are only three of us... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
People on the Move, Aug. 30, 2015American Society of Business Publication Editors Dom Yanchunas, formerly of M
People on the Move, Aug. 30, 2015
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 17 hours ago
American Society of Business Publication Editors Dom Yanchunas, formerly of Mountaintop, earned an election to national vice president of the society, a professional association for full-time and freelance editors, writers, art directors and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researcher magnifies minuscule vibrations in structures to detect damageto design changes for better reliability and lifespan of future buildings. Che
Researcher magnifies minuscule vibrations in structures to detect damage
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
to design changes for better reliability and lifespan of future buildings. Chen received his undergraduate degree in physics from Caltech in 2009. While working with MIT's Lincoln Laboratory from 2009-2010, Chen realized his fascination with... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
ASTRO awards $675,000 to seven physician-researchers to advance radiation oncology researchThe American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected seven leading
ASTRO awards $675,000 to seven physician-researchers to advance radiation oncology research
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected seven leading physician-researchers to receive a total of $675,000 in awards and grants to advance radiation oncology research. Together, the seven funding grants, including ASTRO... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Visionary Arkansans 2015to good government. They've turned around struggling rural schools (Daisy Duerr
Visionary Arkansans 2015
Arkansas Times / Posted 4 days ago
to good government. They've turned around struggling rural schools (Daisy Duerr), helped prisoners successfully re-enter society (Morgan Holladay of Compassion Works for All), transformed Hot Springs' music culture (Bill Solleder) and created... Read more
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Washington Post
Is Wikipedia trustworthy when it comes to science?on the global-warming page, they discovered. By contrast, the Wikipedia page on
Is Wikipedia trustworthy when it comes to science?
Washington Post / Posted 7 days ago
on the global-warming page, they discovered. By contrast, the Wikipedia page on the Standard Model, the reigning particle-physics model, has about 10 words changed every few weeks. “The content in Wikipedia pages can be, for some pages, quite... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Life and Death of an Urban Schoolthe dangers posed by families and schools that were seen as failing to meet the
The Life and Death of an Urban School
The New Yorker / Posted 7 days ago
the dangers posed by families and schools that were seen as failing to meet the Soviet challenge. In the civil-rights era, American classrooms were called on to propagate racial equality in the broader society. But no mission completely displaced... Read more
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The Morning Call
'My Classic Car' host Dennis Gage spreads love of all things wheelsthroughout his childhood. Gage attended North Central College in Naperville, I
'My Classic Car' host Dennis Gage spreads love of all things wheels
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
throughout his childhood. Gage attended North Central College in Naperville, Ill., where he majored in both chemistry and physics. His undergraduate research in quantum physics received an American Chemical Society award. Cars and music were still... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
School content being cut to focus on critical learning: Heng Swee Keatof Policy Studies forum last month, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister
School content being cut to focus on critical learning: Heng Swee Keat
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
of Policy Studies forum last month, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam was asked by American journalist Fareed Zakaria on whether Singapore needs to shift away from a system of testing to encourage creativity.... Read more
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Roll Call
ESEA Should Address the Impact of Child Poverty on STEM Performanceof instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry.”
ESEA Should Address the Impact of Child Poverty on STEM Performance
Roll Call / Posted 10 days ago
of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry.” That was Albert Einstein’s assessment of American education in 1949. As Congress prepares to complete reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act,... Read more
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Key West Citizen
School seeks to attract females to physicsThe show is good for a couple innocent laughs, but are the professions of the m
School seeks to attract females to physics
Key West Citizen / Posted 10 days ago
The show is good for a couple innocent laughs, but are the professions of the main characters a true reflection of society? “In Florida’s public universities, 60 percent of bachelor’s degrees in biology are awarded to women while just 20... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
UVa Dual-Degree Program Aims to Meet Demand for STEM Teachersin engineering science and Master of Teaching degree. Graduates will receive a
UVa Dual-Degree Program Aims to Meet Demand for STEM Teachers
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 12 days ago
in engineering science and Master of Teaching degree. Graduates will receive a teaching license with an endorsement in physics, chemistry or mathematics. Students will begin taking courses in the new program this fall. The dual-degree program... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
New UVa Dual-Degree Program Aims to Meet Demand for STEM Teachersin engineering science and Master of Teaching degree. Graduates will receive a
New UVa Dual-Degree Program Aims to Meet Demand for STEM Teachers
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 12 days ago
in engineering science and Master of Teaching degree. Graduates will receive a teaching license with an endorsement in physics, chemistry or mathematics. Students will begin taking courses in the new program this fall. The dual-degree program... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
New Generation of USM Researchers Leading Polymer Science into the Futureand brain trauma,” said U.S. Senator Thad Cochran. “Advances in this area have
New Generation of USM Researchers Leading Polymer Science into the Future
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 12 days ago
and brain trauma,” said U.S. Senator Thad Cochran. “Advances in this area have the potential to be life-changing for American service members, who are too often exposed to the debilitating aftereffects of severe brain injuries. I have great... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
New Generation of USM Researchers Leading Polymer Science into the Futureand brain trauma,” said U.S. Senator Thad Cochran. “Advances in this area have
New Generation of USM Researchers Leading Polymer Science into the Future
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 12 days ago
and brain trauma,” said U.S. Senator Thad Cochran. “Advances in this area have the potential to be life-changing for American service members, who are too often exposed to the debilitating aftereffects of severe brain injuries. I have great... Read more
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The Border Mail
The truth is out thereit’s going to rip itself apart,” Dr Tucker said. Dr Tucker, a Research Fellow
The truth is out there
The Border Mail / Posted 13 days ago
it’s going to rip itself apart,” Dr Tucker said. Dr Tucker, a Research Fellow at the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics Mount Stromlo Observatory at the Australian National University, will explore this theme in his lecture Exploding... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists fabricate hexagonal silicon, potentially leading to light-emitting semiconductorsof the regions marked with the blue and red boxes in (b), showing the hexagonal
Scientists fabricate hexagonal silicon, potentially leading to light-emitting semiconductors
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
of the regions marked with the blue and red boxes in (b), showing the hexagonal structures. Credit: Hauge, et al. ©2015 American Chemical Society (Phys.org)—Virtually all semiconductors used in today's electronic devices are made of silicon... Read more
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Salon.com
“If we did not protest, no one would punish those men”: A brutal murder, a sham trial, and justice denied in Kabulfor women it is more important,” Zahra said. “If a mother is educated, she can
“If we did not protest, no one would punish those men”: A brutal murder, a sham trial, and justice denied in Kabul
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
for women it is more important,” Zahra said. “If a mother is educated, she can train her child and help her child … Afghan society is made up of men and women. If all of them are educated, we can have the best society because two is more powerful... Read more
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PhysOrg
Glass paint could keep metal roofs and other structures cool even on sunny daysthem cool and durable. The researchers present their work today at the 250th N
Glass paint could keep metal roofs and other structures cool even on sunny days
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
them cool and durable. The researchers present their work today at the 250th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS). "Most paints you use on your car or house are based on polymers, which degrade in the... Read more
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FOX News
How to rise above materialism and find true happiness. Honest.religion finally laid to rest, humanity can now get on with the important work
How to rise above materialism and find true happiness. Honest.
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
religion finally laid to rest, humanity can now get on with the important work of building a more sober and rational society. But is a self-contained universe without any hope of transcendence capable of satisfying the human heart? In other... Read more
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Business Wire
CORRECTING and REPLACING Beyond Meat Names Scientific Advisory Board to Engineer Meat from Plantsto create plant protein that satisfies the whole family.” The board’s expertis
CORRECTING and REPLACING Beyond Meat Names Scientific Advisory Board to Engineer Meat from Plants
Business Wire / Posted 17 days ago
to create plant protein that satisfies the whole family.” The board’s expertise spans several fields including biology, physics, engineering, food chemistry, and intellectual property. Members of Beyond Meat’s Scientific Advisory Board... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
NJPAC presents diverse, new seasonat NJPAC: A child who loves science learns about the universe from Neil deGrass
NJPAC presents diverse, new season
New Jersey Herald / Posted 18 days ago
at NJPAC: A child who loves science learns about the universe from Neil deGrasse Tyson or about stretching the limits of physics from the Mythbusters. Younger audiences can be introduced to orchestral performance at Disney's Fantasia Live in... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists discover precise location of active sites on popular catalystissue of ACS Catalysis and featured on the cover. Posted with permission from A
Scientists discover precise location of active sites on popular catalyst
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
issue of ACS Catalysis and featured on the cover. Posted with permission from ACS Catalysis, July 2, 2015, 5(7). Credit: American Chemical Society If you want to change a situation, it's often best to get to the heart of the matter. For chemists,... Read more
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Daily Princetonian
Princeton professor to run for 12th District Congressional seatexpanded to include Dr. Andrew Zwicker, a physicist and head of the Science Edu
Princeton professor to run for 12th District Congressional seat
Daily Princetonian / Posted 18 days ago
expanded to include Dr. Andrew Zwicker, a physicist and head of the Science Education Program at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. Zwicker filed Monday to run in the district Democratic primary against State Senator Linda Greenstein... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Trans Siamon them, because half of this is going to be about Buddhism, and the other half
Trans Siam
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 20 days ago
on them, because half of this is going to be about Buddhism, and the other half about the foreign-economy-warping might of American military power. Still: sex, religion and guns—what's more compelling to the American demographic than that? To... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Seventeen distinguished members of ASTRO selected to receive Fellows designationThe American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected 17 distinguish
Seventeen distinguished members of ASTRO selected to receive Fellows designation
News-Medical-Net / Posted 20 days ago
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected 17 distinguished members to receive the ASTRO Fellows designation. The 2015 class of Fellows will receive the recognition at the Awards Ceremony at ASTRO's 57th Annual Meeting on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tunji Olaopa, the Burden of Education and National Developmentand authentic human capital development in our country today. He brought to the
Tunji Olaopa, the Burden of Education and National Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
and authentic human capital development in our country today. He brought to the fore the fact that we are living in a society where parents and guardians are constantly pressurizing their children and wards to pursue science-oriented courses... Read more
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Daily Mail
Obama's Iran nuclear gains support from 29 top U.S. scientistsObama attempts to gain support for his embattled Iran nuclear deal as he talks
Obama's Iran nuclear gains support from 29 top U.S. scientists
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
Obama attempts to gain support for his embattled Iran nuclear deal as he talks about the agreement on August 5, 2015 at American University in Washington, DC. Support: Obama's plans have drawn the unprecedented support of 29 of the nation's top... Read more
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PhysOrg
Saturn's rings in a supercomputer10,000 years, nothing catastrophic has happened to the rings since the Bronze A
Saturn's rings in a supercomputer
PhysOrg / Posted 24 days ago
10,000 years, nothing catastrophic has happened to the rings since the Bronze Age.According to the Nobel Prize winner in Physics and Fellow of the Royal Society Pyotr Kapitsa, "There's nothing more practical than a good theory." This statement,... Read more
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ESPN
Houston Texans' Arian Foster goes public about not believing in Godhe laughs at the notion of celestial involvement in the water's path. Where som
Houston Texans' Arian Foster goes public about not believing in God
ESPN / Posted 25 days ago
he laughs at the notion of celestial involvement in the water's path. Where some might see the hand of God, Foster sees physics and engineering, the slope of the road and the elevation of the homes in relation to a swollen runoff canal that... Read more
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Quartz
An India-born Nobel laureate’s solutions for fixing science in Indiaat the Maharaj Sayajirao University of Baroda. The nerdish Venki paced through
An India-born Nobel laureate’s solutions for fixing science in India
Quartz / Posted 25 days ago
at the Maharaj Sayajirao University of Baroda. The nerdish Venki paced through school and an undergraduate degree in physics, before moving to the US to pursue a PhD in physics at the age of 19. He will be the first non-white president of the... Read more
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iTWire
AARNET links up with California networkresearch universities and supercomputing centres at unprecedented speeds.’ The
AARNET links up with California network
iTWire / Posted 25 days ago
research universities and supercomputing centres at unprecedented speeds.’ The announcement was made during the Australian American Leadership Dialogue being held in Melbourne this week. Founder Phil Scanlan says the announcement is a great example... Read more
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Independent
Nobel Prize: UK universities fail to make top 10 list for most science and medical winnerstaking top place. The other two places were taken by Technion, the Israel Insti
Nobel Prize: UK universities fail to make top 10 list for most science and medical winners
Independent / Posted 26 days ago
taking top place. The other two places were taken by Technion, the Israel Institute of Technology, and Germany’s Max Plan Society. The UK still comes second in terms of how many Nobel Laureates were won by researchers born in each country, behind... Read more
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express
War between Russia and West could spark 'dystopian future where London ceases to exist'World War will be fought with sticks and stones. "That's absolutely right, if
War between Russia and West could spark 'dystopian future where London ceases to exist'
express / Posted 27 days ago
World War will be fought with sticks and stones. "That's absolutely right, if we had a Third World War it would knock society right back to the Third of Fourth century or even the Stone Age. "If it was an all-out war between American and the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Failure to control early, localized prostate cancer leads to poor clinical outcomein a poor clinical outcome, according to research published in the Internationa
Failure to control early, localized prostate cancer leads to poor clinical outcome
News-Medical-Net / Posted 27 days ago
in a poor clinical outcome, according to research published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. The research, led by Daniel Krauss, M.D., a radiation oncologist, Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak, found an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
From Obama to Ng'weno to Kirubi - the Harvard Trailblazers in Kenyaand went to Mang'u High School before leaving for Harvard University in the US,
From Obama to Ng'weno to Kirubi - the Harvard Trailblazers in Kenya
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
and went to Mang'u High School before leaving for Harvard University in the US, where he graduated with a degree in nuclear physics in 1961. Ng'weno returned to Harvard as the first African fellow of the Harvard Center for International Affairs... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Hiroshima 70 years on: Was the Armageddon worth it?culminated in the conquest of Okinawa, a smaller island south of Kyushu, there
Hiroshima 70 years on: Was the Armageddon worth it?
Daily Maverick / Posted 27 days ago
culminated in the conquest of Okinawa, a smaller island south of Kyushu, there was a hiatus in ground battles while the Americans gathered their forces for the massive, anticipated invasion, code named Operation Downfall; an operation designed... Read more
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Washington Post
Louis Sokoloff, NIH scientist who created technique to detect and treat major brain disorders, dies at 93the “talking cure” of psychotherapy, and he became a leader in studying the wor
Louis Sokoloff, NIH scientist who created technique to detect and treat major brain disorders, dies at 93
Washington Post / Posted 28 days ago
the “talking cure” of psychotherapy, and he became a leader in studying the workings of the brain through chemistry and physics. After his early involvement in face-to-face psychotherapy of the sort that Sigmund Freud might have recognized, Dr.... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists bring order, and color, to microparticlesmicroparticles to form ordered structures in a variety of materials. The advanc
Scientists bring order, and color, to microparticles
PhysOrg / Posted 28 days ago
microparticles to form ordered structures in a variety of materials. The advance, which appears in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS) as an "Editors' Choice" article, offers a method to potentially improve the makeup and color... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Is there a role for homeopathy in cancer care? I think you know the answer to that question…who think there might be something to homeopathy even though its precepts viola
Is there a role for homeopathy in cancer care? I think you know the answer to that question…
ScienceBlogs / Posted 28 days ago
who think there might be something to homeopathy even though its precepts violate multiple well-established laws of physics and chemistry and its other law declaring that “like cures like” has no basis in physiology or medicine. Every so... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Paramedics Close the Gap Between Doctors and Nurses'By Laolu Adeyemi and Kemi Obadimeji Dr Nnamdi Nwauwa is the National Chairman
'Paramedics Close the Gap Between Doctors and Nurses'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
By Laolu Adeyemi and Kemi Obadimeji Dr Nnamdi Nwauwa is the National Chairman of the Society of Emergency Management Practitioners of Nigeria (SEMPON); Chairman of Emergency Response Group, Chairman of the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) and... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Live Coverage at 7 p.m. Saturday: Who will be Queen of the Fair?School, Class of 2016. Future: Degree in Education and Social Work, Peace Corp
Live Coverage at 7 p.m. Saturday: Who will be Queen of the Fair?
New Jersey Herald / Posted a month ago
School, Class of 2016. Future: Degree in Education and Social Work, Peace Corps School accomplishments: National Honor Society, Student Council, Go Green Club, interact Club and Deca. Community service: Pass It Along, Squire Roses Secretary of... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Greenberg: The Confederacy is under attackConfederate emblems has become all the rage, literally. Every trace of the Old
Greenberg: The Confederacy is under attack
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted a month ago
Confederate emblems has become all the rage, literally. Every trace of the Old Confederacy, it's said, must be purged from American life — street names, college dormitories, those magnificent statues along Monument Avenue in old Richmond, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Humanities and Humanism - Secular Vocations and Their Public Outcomesset of disciplines analyzes peace and war better than the humanities. - No set
Humanities and Humanism - Secular Vocations and Their Public Outcomes
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
set of disciplines analyzes peace and war better than the humanities. - No set of disciplines examines the basic units of society, the family, and kinship better than the humanities. - No set of disciplines understands humans and the whole essence... Read more
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Washington Post
Washington-area obituaries of noteAssociation, served as the orchestra’s archivist and historian and participated
Washington-area obituaries of note
Washington Post / Posted a month ago
Association, served as the orchestra’s archivist and historian and participated in NSO Education’s In-School Ensembles and American Residency programs. In retirement, he organized and led the annual Tuba Christmas series at the Kennedy Center and... Read more
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Washington Post
John H. Gibbons, science adviser to Congress and Clinton, dies at 86War, died July 4. Dr. Gibbons was a 1949 graduate of Randolph-Macon College in
John H. Gibbons, science adviser to Congress and Clinton, dies at 86
Washington Post / Posted 1 months ago
War, died July 4. Dr. Gibbons was a 1949 graduate of Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Va., and received a doctorate in physics from Duke University in 1954. At the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where he worked for more than 15 years, Dr.... Read more

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