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PhysOrg
OSIRIS-REx gears up for 3-D mapping on the flyLab Scheduled for launch on Sept. 8, NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission will travel to a
OSIRIS-REx gears up for 3-D mapping on the fly
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Lab Scheduled for launch on Sept. 8, NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission will travel to an asteroid, study it and return a sample to Earth for analysis. All of these goals depend on accurate mapping of the target, Bennu, so the team is gearing up for the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Afghan mother’s life crumbles when her husband is killed in SacramentoNeither was wearing a helmet. The right side of Omar’s head slammed into the p
Afghan mother’s life crumbles when her husband is killed in Sacramento
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
Neither was wearing a helmet. The right side of Omar’s head slammed into the pavement. He was rushed to UC Davis Medical Center, where doctors removed a crescent-shaped piece of his skull to relieve pressure on his bleeding, swollen brain. He was... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Pupil launches himself into Space Camp spotwith Wairoa making a bid for it. That would be perfect, a really positive thing
Pupil launches himself into Space Camp spot
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
with Wairoa making a bid for it. That would be perfect, a really positive thing for those of us keen to work in physics or engineering." Kruger is a Year 13 student at Napier Boys' High School. He is also one of five New Zealand students selected... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
NASA extends Hubble contract for Baltimore based researchSpace Telescope will continue to capture images of deep space for at least five
NASA extends Hubble contract for Baltimore based research
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Space Telescope will continue to capture images of deep space for at least five more years, and a Baltimore based science center will continue to conduct the telescopes' research. The space agency extended its Hubble contract with the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers discover new reverse chemical reaction at nanoscale that enables efficient carbon captureA recent study led by Xi Chen, associate professor of earth and environmental e
Researchers discover new reverse chemical reaction at nanoscale that enables efficient carbon capture
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
A recent study led by Xi Chen, associate professor of earth and environmental engineering at Columbia Engineering, and Klaus Lackner at Arizona State University, reports an unconventional reversible chemical reaction in a confined nanoenvironment.... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarthe 27th annual Children's Fishing Day at Seney National Wildlife Refuge. Angle
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 7 days ago
the 27th annual Children's Fishing Day at Seney National Wildlife Refuge. Anglers age 1-16 should register at the Visitor Center before fishing. The registration table will open at 9 a.m. Fish entries will be accepted between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. at... Read more
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Boston Globe
In ‘Speaking,’ revisiting sites of unspeakable violencedone, Schnack had to include two new mass shootings — the killing of three and
In ‘Speaking,’ revisiting sites of unspeakable violence
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
done, Schnack had to include two new mass shootings — the killing of three and wounding of nine at the Planned Parenthood Center on Nov. 15 in Colorado Springs, Colo., and the homegrown terrorist attack on the San Bernardino County Department of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Nanoscientists develop the 'ultimate discovery tool'Credit: Peng-Cheng Chen/James Hedrick The discovery power of the gene chip is c
Nanoscientists develop the 'ultimate discovery tool'
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
Credit: Peng-Cheng Chen/James Hedrick The discovery power of the gene chip is coming to nanotechnology. A Northwestern University research team is developing a tool to rapidly test millions and perhaps even billions or more different... Read more
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The Atlantic
Archaeologists Are Spotting Ancient Ruins in Cold War Spy Photosat least as, if not far more, valuable than their original purpose. A group of
Archaeologists Are Spotting Ancient Ruins in Cold War Spy Photos
The Atlantic / Posted 7 days ago
at least as, if not far more, valuable than their original purpose. A group of researchers, led by Shujie Wang at the University of Cincinnati, explained that classified photographs taken by the CIA’s ARGON satellite platform in the early... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarSalvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241. Jayne's Bridge Club
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 8 days ago
Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241. Jayne's Bridge Club - plays at 1 p.m. at the Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners guaranteed. Schizophrenics Anonymous - is a six-step support group for... Read more
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TribLIVE
Newsmaker: Rocky Tuan | TribLIVE Noteworthy: Tuan received a research grant from the Center for the
Newsmaker: Rocky Tuan
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
| TribLIVE Noteworthy: Tuan received a research grant from the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space to expand work on 3-D technology to evaluate accelerated aging and degeneration of bones that occur during space... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Live: Isro creates history, places record 20 satellites into orbitstanding 44.4 metre tall and weighing 320 tonne, tore into the morning skies at
Live: Isro creates history, places record 20 satellites into orbit
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
standing 44.4 metre tall and weighing 320 tonne, tore into the morning skies at 9.26 a.m. with a growl breaking free of the earth’s gravitational pull. The 20 satellites weighed 1,288 kg. The rocket’s main cargo is India’s 725.5 kg Cartosat-2 series... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Q&A: Bradley University engineering dean talks about convergence center projectPEORIA — Bradley University officials have for many years spoken about their de
Q&A: Bradley University engineering dean talks about convergence center project
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
PEORIA — Bradley University officials have for many years spoken about their desire to build a convergence center that would put business and engineering students under the same roof. The school has already adjusted curriculum in those programs so... Read more
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Daily Mail
Faraday gets green light for testing self-driving cars in CaliforniaElon Musk reveals the... Share this article Jan Becker, senior director of au
Faraday gets green light for testing self-driving cars in California
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Elon Musk reveals the... Share this article Jan Becker, senior director of automated driving at Faraday's San Jose tech center, confirmed earlier this month that the firm's electric vehicles would have 'state of the art driver assistance... Read more
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Business Standard India
Isro rocket to launch 20 satellites todayon the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (Pslv), and would also demonstrate India’
Isro rocket to launch 20 satellites today
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
on the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (Pslv), and would also demonstrate India’s capability of sending satellites to lower earth orbit on a single launch. The rocket, to be launched at 9.26 am, will carry Cartosat-2C, an earth observation... Read more
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The Hindu
ISRO all set for Wednesday’s 20-1 missionLand Information System and Geographical Information System applications. LAPA
ISRO all set for Wednesday’s 20-1 mission
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
Land Information System and Geographical Information System applications. LAPAN-A3 (Indonesia) The microsatellite is for Earth observation and is intended to be used to monitor land use, natural resource and environment. M3MSat... Read more
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The Hindu
ISRO all set for Wednesday’s 20-1 missionLand Information System and Geographical Information System applications. LAPA
ISRO all set for Wednesday’s 20-1 mission
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
Land Information System and Geographical Information System applications. LAPAN-A3 (Indonesia) The microsatellite is for Earth observation and is intended to be used to monitor land use, natural resource and environment. M3MSat... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Ten things you must know about Isro’s record launch of 20 satellites20 satellites, including those from the US, Germany, Canada and Indonesia, on W
Ten things you must know about Isro’s record launch of 20 satellites
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 days ago
20 satellites, including those from the US, Germany, Canada and Indonesia, on Wednesday from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Andhra Pradesh’s Sriharikota. The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle C-34 (PSLV) will carry India’s latest earth... Read more
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The Financial Express
ISRO’s PSLV-C34 to launch Google-made satellite SkySat Gen2-1 on June 22SkySat Gen2-1, or SkySat3, is a small Earth imaging satellite designed and buil
ISRO’s PSLV-C34 to launch Google-made satellite SkySat Gen2-1 on June 22
The Financial Express / Posted 10 days ago
SkySat Gen2-1, or SkySat3, is a small Earth imaging satellite designed and built by Terra Bella, a Google company. (Image of PSLV C-34) ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) for the first time in history will launch a Google-made satellite! Yes,... Read more
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Boston Globe
A star for momsaw a star that was much brighter than the others. She closed her eyes and pray
A star for mom
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
saw a star that was much brighter than the others. She closed her eyes and prayed, asking God to let that star come down to earth as her son, that he would grow up, the brightest. But that was just a dream. Marco and Marta Quinonez decided their... Read more
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Daily Mail
China tops global supercomputer speed list for 7th yeardesigning nuclear weapons, analyzing oilfields and other specialized purposes.
China tops global supercomputer speed list for 7th year
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
designing nuclear weapons, analyzing oilfields and other specialized purposes. The supercomputer may be used to conduct earth system modelling, ocean surface wave modelling, atomistic simulation, and phase-field simulation. The Sunway... Read more
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ExtremeTech
Meet the new world’s fastest supercomputer: China’s TaihuLightdelivers 16 GB/sec of peak bandwidth between nodes, with 1ms latency. TaihuLig
Meet the new world’s fastest supercomputer: China’s TaihuLight
ExtremeTech / Posted 11 days ago
delivers 16 GB/sec of peak bandwidth between nodes, with 1ms latency. TaihuLight will be used for climate, weather, and earth systems modeling; life science research; manufacturing; and data analytics, according to TOP500’s official report. The... Read more
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The Register
Home-cooked tech helps China topple US as top supercomputer userStates is not home to the largest number of machines on the list – and China, a
Home-cooked tech helps China topple US as top supercomputer user
The Register / Posted 11 days ago
States is not home to the largest number of machines on the list – and China, after decades of intense investment and engineering, is. Supercomputing is not just an academic or government endeavour, but it is an intensely nationalistic one... Read more
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University of Queensland
UQ Rocket3D team blitzes NASA competitionNASA competition Designing and building rockets and sending them into space is
UQ Rocket3D team blitzes NASA competition
University of Queensland / Posted 11 days ago
NASA competition Designing and building rockets and sending them into space is one of the most expensive endeavours on earth, costing upwards of $500 million. But a team of University of Queensland engineers has come up with a cheap... Read more
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CBS News
Blue Origin stages successful 'New Shepard' test flightfun w/ kids on Father's Day," Bezos tweeted before the flight. After landing, h
Blue Origin stages successful 'New Shepard' test flight
CBS News / Posted 11 days ago
fun w/ kids on Father's Day," Bezos tweeted before the flight. After landing, he credited the successful test to "careful engineering" plus his "lucky" cowboy boots, which feature the Latin motto: "Gradatim Ferociter." Translation: "step by step,... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, June 19, 2016with humanism to be able to listen to others' stories and help create peace whe
The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, June 19, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
with humanism to be able to listen to others' stories and help create peace where there is none." YULIY BARYSHNIKOV Engineering "For the first 30 years of my life, the only kind of flags I saw, by and large, were the red flags of the Soviet... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
The Geek Behind Google's Map Questis leaning over an 18th century woodcut map from the Chonhado, the Korean atlas
The Geek Behind Google's Map Quest
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 13 days ago
is leaning over an 18th century woodcut map from the Chonhado, the Korean atlas of the world. Here, on thin parchment, the earth is a wobbly blue watercolor dot centered around the sacred Mount Meru, close to a large red circle representing... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
The Geek Behind Google's Map Questis leaning over an 18th century woodcut map from the Chonhado, the Korean atlas
The Geek Behind Google's Map Quest
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 13 days ago
is leaning over an 18th century woodcut map from the Chonhado, the Korean atlas of the world. Here, on thin parchment, the earth is a wobbly blue watercolor dot centered around the sacred Mount Meru, close to a large red circle representing... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
The Geek Behind Google's Map Questis leaning over an 18th century woodcut map from the Chonhado, the Korean atlas
The Geek Behind Google's Map Quest
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 14 days ago
is leaning over an 18th century woodcut map from the Chonhado, the Korean atlas of the world. Here, on thin parchment, the earth is a wobbly blue watercolor dot centered around the sacred Mount Meru, close to a large red circle representing... Read more
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PhysOrg
Pitt researcher's work headed to International Space StationRocky S. Tuan, Ph.D., has received a research grant from the Center for the Adv
Pitt researcher's work headed to International Space Station
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
Rocky S. Tuan, Ph.D., has received a research grant from the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) to continue his work on a 3D microphysiological system (MPS) to be conducted on board the International Space Station (ISS) to... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
Meet me on Marsthrough collaboration with Microsoft using prototypes of the Microsoft HoloLens
Meet me on Mars
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
through collaboration with Microsoft using prototypes of the Microsoft HoloLens. People visiting NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex this summer will also get the chance to visit Mars in a new mixed-reality exhibit called “Destination:... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarAA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org. Superiorland Breakfast Kiwa
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 15 days ago
AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org. Superiorland Breakfast Kiwanis - meets 7-8 a.m., Pioneer Room A of University Center at Northern Michigan University. Meetings are open to the public. MCHD - Clinic Services available today... Read more
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PhysOrg
Burning for knowledge: Researchers set to ignite fire in spaceResearchers from Case Western Reserve University, NASA John H. Glenn Research C
Burning for knowledge: Researchers set to ignite fire in space
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
Researchers from Case Western Reserve University, NASA John H. Glenn Research Center and around the world will perform the largest fire-safety experiment ever in space when the unmanned Cygnus cargo module backs a safe distance from the International... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Appalachian coal ash rich in ‘rare earth’At a time when prices for Appalachian coal are barely above $40 per ton, Duke e
Appalachian coal ash rich in ‘rare earth’
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 18 days ago
At a time when prices for Appalachian coal are barely above $40 per ton, Duke engineering professor Heileen Hsu-Kim said the coal ash contains elements worth as much as $2,272 per pound in the form of rare earth metals. "Rare earth metals are used... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Appalachian Coal Ash Rich in ‘Rare Earth’Writer WHEELING - Burning Appalachian coal at power plants releases carbon dio
Appalachian Coal Ash Rich in ‘Rare Earth’
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 18 days ago
Writer WHEELING - Burning Appalachian coal at power plants releases carbon dioxide pollution, but a new Duke University study shows the resulting ash residue also is rich in "rare earth" elements needed to manufacture products such as... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
It's Your Business: Photo studio focuses on life's sweet sidereleased her first app, called Triassic Era, for the iPad. "It is a fun 3-D an
It's Your Business: Photo studio focuses on life's sweet side
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
released her first app, called Triassic Era, for the iPad. "It is a fun 3-D and interactive journey to the old ages of Earth," Farzinfar said. "It goes back to a time when the first dinosaurs came to life among other strange creatures, way... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Appalachian Coal Ash Rich in ‘Rare Earth’Staff Writer WHEELING - Burning Appalachian coal at power plants releases carb
Appalachian Coal Ash Rich in ‘Rare Earth’
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 19 days ago
Staff Writer WHEELING - Burning Appalachian coal at power plants releases carbon dioxide pollution, but a new Duke University study shows the resulting ash residue also is rich in "rare earth" elements needed to manufacture products such as... Read more
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The News & Observer
After New Schools’ collapse, questions emerge about finances, spendingshowing debts of $1.5 million more than its assets. Chris Seward2014 News and O
After New Schools’ collapse, questions emerge about finances, spending
The News & Observer / Posted 19 days ago
showing debts of $1.5 million more than its assets. Chris Seward2014 News and Observer file photo Two Wake N.C. State University STEM Early College High School students work in earth science class. One of N.C. New Schools goals was to develop... Read more
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The Forward
Lynne Avadenka’s Triumph of the Imaginationthat practice – and reward – restraint is no easy matter. But, happily, they d
Lynne Avadenka’s Triumph of the Imagination
The Forward / Posted 19 days ago
that practice – and reward – restraint is no easy matter. But, happily, they do exist. “How a Poem Begins,” at the Yeshiva University Museum in Manhattan, is one of them. Visually arresting and thought-provoking, it showcases the work of printmaker... Read more
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Duke University
New Grants Support Graduate Students to Pursue Training Outside Their Disciplinesin Biology, Graduate School Attend the Quantitative Biology Summer School’s Co
New Grants Support Graduate Students to Pursue Training Outside Their Disciplines
Duke University / Posted 21 days ago
in Biology, Graduate School Attend the Quantitative Biology Summer School’s Computational Synthetic Biology Track at the University of California, San Diego, to obtain the skills needed for the modeling and data analysis challenges of research on... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA's NICER mission arrives at Kennedy Space CenterKenyon (left) and GPS and Star Tracker Camera Engineer Eric Rogstad (right) pre
NASA's NICER mission arrives at Kennedy Space Center
PhysOrg / Posted 22 days ago
Kenyon (left) and GPS and Star Tracker Camera Engineer Eric Rogstad (right) prepare NICER for shipment to Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The payload will be deployed on the International Space Station (ISS) in early 2017. Credit: Barbara... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Arizona's 6 most underrated destinationsspot the villages nestled within, it's almost other worldly. You understand why
Arizona's 6 most underrated destinations
The Arizona Republic / Posted 24 days ago
spot the villages nestled within, it's almost other worldly. You understand why Indiana Jones travels to the ends of the Earth for views like this, and you only had to travel deep into Arizona. A little history: The prehistoric Ancestral... Read more
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PhysOrg
An algorithm to image black holesit. Credit: M.Weiss/NASA/CXC Researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artifi
An algorithm to image black holes
PhysOrg / Posted 25 days ago
it. Credit: M.Weiss/NASA/CXC Researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and Harvard University have developed a new algorithm that could help astronomers produce the first image of a black hole. The algorithm... Read more
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redOrbit
Comets can break apart and reform later, study findsthe last several years, one great mystery remained: the object’s unusual rubber
Comets can break apart and reform later, study finds
redOrbit / Posted 27 days ago
the last several years, one great mystery remained: the object’s unusual rubber-duck shape. Now, scientists from Purdue University and the University of Colorado-Boulder have found an explanation as to why the two-lobed comet has such a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Cooling down Chicagoand can lead to high mortality rates and scarcity of resources as well as high
Cooling down Chicago
PhysOrg / Posted 29 days ago
and can lead to high mortality rates and scarcity of resources as well as high electricity demands. Newly published University of Notre Dame research found that the use of roofs with vegetation or reflective surfaces on top of Chicago's... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Michael Mann: Energy markets moving toward renewablesexclusive interview with The Lakeland Times. Mann, the Distinguished Professor
Michael Mann: Energy markets moving toward renewables
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted a month ago
exclusive interview with The Lakeland Times. Mann, the Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science and director of the Earth System Science Center at Penn State University, has written several books, "The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars" and... Read more
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The Hindu
Of heaven and earthtime to put things in perspective and who better than leading Sanskrit scholar
Of heaven and earth
The Hindu / Posted 1 months ago
time to put things in perspective and who better than leading Sanskrit scholar Professor Gary Tubb, the Faculty Director of University of Chicago Center New Delhi to engage in a discussion. In love with Sanskrit poetry and poetics, Tubb’s scholastic... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
NASA astronaut to bring Blue Hills Tech souvenir aboard International Space Stationto give: a 3D printed model of the space station Tingle was headed for. Two Bl
NASA astronaut to bring Blue Hills Tech souvenir aboard International Space Station
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 1 months ago
to give: a 3D printed model of the space station Tingle was headed for. Two Blue Hills students, under the guidance of engineering teachers Michael Meyers and Dan Hamill, built a detailed replica of the station. A carpentry student, supervised... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
It's not just you: It really does take longer to get through the workdaydoes take longer to get through the workday I figure the state of Colorado owe
It's not just you: It really does take longer to get through the workday
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
does take longer to get through the workday I figure the state of Colorado owes me overtime. I retired from Colorado Mesa University in 2014. In May of 2012, the whole planet wobbled on its axis and slowed in its rotation. You probably just... Read more
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