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The Hindu
Review of Satya Nadella's 'Hit Refresh': Windows to many worldswill exceed $20 billion. The third transformation is of computing technology,
The Hindu / Posted 43 minutes ago
will exceed $20 billion. The third transformation is of computing technology, which will overcome the existing limits of physics and chemistry that is plateauing out the growth of transistor-based computing. Transistors have already reached... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
This week in odd news: Bathtub gator; Too fat for prison?tub anymore. Rescue group Valley Aquatics took Allie in. Valley Aquatics owner
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 hours ago
tub anymore. Rescue group Valley Aquatics took Allie in. Valley Aquatics owner Sheridan Perkins says Allie is a 3-year-old American alligator. Perkins says she has thought about re-homing Allie in Florida. The alligator is Wasilla's second run in... Read more
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Darien News-Review
This week in odd news: Bathtub gator; Too fat for prison?tub anymore. Rescue group Valley Aquatics took Allie in. Valley Aquatics owner
Darien News-Review / Posted 4 hours ago
tub anymore. Rescue group Valley Aquatics took Allie in. Valley Aquatics owner Sheridan Perkins says Allie is a 3-year-old American alligator. Perkins says she has thought about re-homing Allie in Florida. The alligator is Wasilla's second run in... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
This week in odd news: Bathtub gator; Too fat for prison?tub anymore. Rescue group Valley Aquatics took Allie in. Valley Aquatics owner
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 4 hours ago
tub anymore. Rescue group Valley Aquatics took Allie in. Valley Aquatics owner Sheridan Perkins says Allie is a 3-year-old American alligator. Perkins says she has thought about re-homing Allie in Florida. The alligator is Wasilla's second run in... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Good News: Duval County Patrol celebrates 50th anniversary in Februaryof honor societies in high school and volunteered with the Navy Junior Reserve
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
of honor societies in high school and volunteered with the Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps and National Honor Society. The Jim Moran Foundation and Florida State awards yearly scholarships to African-American high school seniors who... Read more
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Slate
The Problem With the “Pipeline” Metaphor in STEM EducationSTEM career, or as a way to describe a treacherous path through such an educati
Slate / Posted yesterday
STEM career, or as a way to describe a treacherous path through such an education that loses many female, black, Latino, or American Indian people along their educational careers. But the variations are all based on an idea that impacts entire... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Who is S. Chandrasekhar and why is Google celebrating him today?is celebrating Chandrasekhar with a Google Doodle illustration. Born in modern
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
is celebrating Chandrasekhar with a Google Doodle illustration. Born in modern day Pakistan in 1910, Chandrasekhar studied physics at the Presidency College in Madras, India, earning his bachelor’s degree in 1930 before completing his PhD studies... Read more
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Island Packet
Who is S. Chandrasekhar and why is Google celebrating him today?is celebrating Chandrasekhar with a Google Doodle illustration. Born in modern
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
is celebrating Chandrasekhar with a Google Doodle illustration. Born in modern day Pakistan in 1910, Chandrasekhar studied physics at the Presidency College in Madras, India, earning his bachelor’s degree in 1930 before completing his PhD studies... Read more
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Time
Astrophysicist S. Chandrasekhar’s Life is Being Celebrated With a New Google DoodleIn 1983, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar became the first astrophysicist to win the
Time / Posted 2 days ago
In 1983, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar became the first astrophysicist to win the Nobel Prize in Physics. Described by Google as a "child prodigy," the Indian-American had already published his first paper and come up with his theory of star evolution... Read more
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Aljazeera
S Chandrasekhar: Why Google honours himits logo in 28 countries to a doodle, or illustration, of him and the Chandrase
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
its logo in 28 countries to a doodle, or illustration, of him and the Chandrasekhar limit. But in his lifetime, the Indian American astrophysicist was not always recognised for his achievements. This is his story: Intellectual family Born in... Read more
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New Kerala
L'Oreal USA Announces 2017 For Women In Science Fellows - newkerala news #280855event aimed at raising the profile of women in science, technology, engineering
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
event aimed at raising the profile of women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). From genetics to quantum physics, the five 2017 fellows are being honored for their groundbreaking research across a wide range of fields: Kellie Ann... Read more
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Gulf News
Dubai to host space science conclavenational capabilities in space science, technology and research, in addition to
Gulf News / Posted 6 days ago
national capabilities in space science, technology and research, in addition to raising awareness among all members of society interested in science and space, through interactive workshops and activities.Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan,... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Free Will: Why the Ruling Class Wants Us to Think It's an Illusion, and Why It's Not(titled "Guilty, but not responsible?"), the New York Times(titled "Is Neurosci
Op-Ed News / Posted 6 days ago
(titled "Guilty, but not responsible?"), the New York Times(titled "Is Neuroscience the Death of Free Will?"), Scientific American Mind(titled 'How Physics and Neuroscience Dictate Your "Free" Will'), Psychology Today(titled "Illusion of Choice:... Read more
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The Morning Sun
Clements selected as outstanding alumnusearly: in the summer before her senior year at Pittsburg High School. That fir
The Morning Sun / Posted 8 days ago
early: in the summer before her senior year at Pittsburg High School. That first course, astronomy in the Department of Physics, paved the way for a meaningful relationship with physics professors who made a lasting impact. In August, she was... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Chief Meteorologist Steve WeagleBorn/Raised:Halifax, Nova Scotia Education:UNB Science Degree in Math/Physics
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 8 days ago
Born/Raised:Halifax, Nova Scotia Education:UNB Science Degree in Math/Physics Dalhousie University Meteorology Work Experience:Steve joined NewsChannel5 in July 1998. Previously he worked for the CTV and with the Weather Service. Also a internship... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Neil deGrasse Tyson on the difference between objective truth and personal truthclasses we take are topic-driven, as you’d expect — here’s your chemistry class
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 days ago
classes we take are topic-driven, as you’d expect — here’s your chemistry class, here’s your biology class, maybe there’s physics and earth science and there’s a book and they give you a test on what’s in the book, then you move on, as though this... Read more
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Slate
The Groundbreaking Female Codebreaker Who Changed the Course of World War IIthe biggest annual gatherings for women in computing and tech. Now that Hopper
Slate / Posted 11 days ago
the biggest annual gatherings for women in computing and tech. Now that Hopper is finally getting her due—as are the black American mathematicians of Hidden Figures—other schools may look for important hidden female figures whose names deserve to... Read more
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Canberra Times
We're all human: 'Nudge' theorist Richard Thaler wins economics Nobelnegatively affects plans to, for instance, save for retirement. Together with
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
negatively affects plans to, for instance, save for retirement. Together with Professor Cass Sunstein, he argued that society - while maintaining freedom of choice - should actively try to guide individuals in the right direction. Their book,... Read more
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WA Today
We're all human: 'Nudge' theorist Richard Thaler wins economics Nobelnegatively affects plans to, for instance, save for retirement. Together with
WA Today / Posted 11 days ago
negatively affects plans to, for instance, save for retirement. Together with Professor Cass Sunstein, he argued that society - while maintaining freedom of choice - should actively try to guide individuals in the right direction. Their book,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
We're all human: 'Nudge' theorist Richard Thaler wins economics Nobelnegatively affects plans to, for instance, save for retirement. Together with
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
negatively affects plans to, for instance, save for retirement. Together with Professor Cass Sunstein, he argued that society - while maintaining freedom of choice - should actively try to guide individuals in the right direction. Their book,... Read more
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The Age
We're all human: 'Nudge' theorist Richard Thaler wins economics Nobelnegatively affects plans to, for instance, save for retirement. Together with
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
negatively affects plans to, for instance, save for retirement. Together with Professor Cass Sunstein, he argued that society - while maintaining freedom of choice - should actively try to guide individuals in the right direction. Their book,... Read more
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Reuters
We're all human: 'Nudge' theorist Thaler wins economics Nobelnegatively affects plans to, for instance, save for retirement. Together with
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
negatively affects plans to, for instance, save for retirement. Together with Professor Cass Sunstein, he argued that society - while maintaining freedom of choice - should actively try to guide individuals in the right direction. Their book,... Read more
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Market Watch
12 things you can learn about investing from Nobel Prize winner Richard Thaleropener” less funny. It would certainly make life easier if humans and an econom
Market Watch / Posted 12 days ago
opener” less funny. It would certainly make life easier if humans and an economy were as predictable as the systems in a physics experiment. But even a small child knows that assumptions such as one that assumes humans are perfectly informed... Read more
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Swissinfo
We're all human - 'Nudge' theorist Thaler wins economics Nobelnegatively affects plans to, for instance, save for retirement. Together with
Swissinfo / Posted 12 days ago
negatively affects plans to, for instance, save for retirement. Together with Professor Cass Sunstein, he argued that society - while maintaining freedom of choice - should actively try to guide individuals in the right direction. Their book,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
We're all human - 'Nudge' theorist Thaler wins economic Nobelnegatively affects plans to, for instance, save for retirement. Together with
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
negatively affects plans to, for instance, save for retirement. Together with Professor Cass Sunstein, he argued that society - while maintaining freedom of choice - should actively try to guide individuals in the right direction. Their book,... Read more
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Business Standard India
We're all human: 'Nudge' theorist Richard Thaler wins economics Nobelnegatively affects plans to, for instance, save for retirement. Together with
Business Standard India / Posted 12 days ago
negatively affects plans to, for instance, save for retirement. Together with Professor Cass Sunstein, he argued that society - while maintaining freedom of choice - should actively try to guide individuals in the right direction. Their book,... Read more
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Reuters
We're all human: 'Nudge' theorist Thaler wins economics Nobelnegatively affects plans to, for instance, save for retirement. Together with
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
negatively affects plans to, for instance, save for retirement. Together with Professor Cass Sunstein, he argued that society - while maintaining freedom of choice - should actively try to guide individuals in the right direction. Their book,... Read more
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Al.com
Was Wernher von Braun really a Nazi?noble family in the then-German Empire. He attended various schools in Berlin b
Al.com / Posted 12 days ago
noble family in the then-German Empire. He attended various schools in Berlin before graduating with a doctorate in physics in 1934, one year after the Nazi party and Adolf Hitler took control of Germany. By 1937 he was the technical... Read more
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The Sentinel
William W. "Bill" Wolfe Jr.Senior High School, where he participated in Varsity wrestling. He was a 1998 g
The Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
Senior High School, where he participated in Varsity wrestling. He was a 1998 graduate of Shippensburg University’s Applied Physics/Engineering Dual 3-2 program, earning a Physics degree at Shippensburg University and completing his Engineering... Read more
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CNET
Draconid meteors and a comet breathe fire into the skyA Draconid streaks the Canadian skies. NASA/UWO Meteor Physics Group This wee
CNET / Posted 13 days ago
A Draconid streaks the Canadian skies. NASA/UWO Meteor Physics Group This weekend you can watch celestial dragons spitting fireballs and a newfound comet blazing its own path across the night sky. Both the peak of the Draconid meteor shower (also... Read more
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EarthSky
How gravitational waves attracted a Nobel PrizeGravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO). Image via The SXS (Simulating eXtreme Sp
EarthSky / Posted 13 days ago
Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO). Image via The SXS (Simulating eXtreme Spacetimes) Project The 2017 Nobel prize for physics, awarded overnight in Sweden by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, began with a discussion 42 years ago between... Read more
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asianage
Nobel-winning technique like ‘Google earth for molecules’a technique that is just starting to find its way into the research community,"
asianage / Posted 14 days ago
a technique that is just starting to find its way into the research community," said Allison A. Campbell, president of the American Chemical Society. It was recently used to reveal the structure of the Zika virus. The method is called... Read more
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Herald Sun
Nerds who dared to dreamboarding school in Geelong, it sparked an obsession that would lead him to join
Herald Sun / Posted 15 days ago
boarding school in Geelong, it sparked an obsession that would lead him to join the Melbourne University Astronautical Society (MUAS), and eventually, to building and launching Australia’s first satellite. “I was a complete nerd. But I arrived... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Jim Gates theorizes on equality, skepticism in sciencephysicist Sylvester Gates, better known as Jim Gates, started at Brown this yea
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 16 days ago
physicist Sylvester Gates, better known as Jim Gates, started at Brown this year as the Ford Foundation Professor of Physics. Gates, who served on President Obama’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, studies supersymmetry,... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Nobel-winning technique like "Google Earth for molecules"a technique that is just starting to find its way into the research community,"
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 16 days ago
a technique that is just starting to find its way into the research community," said Allison A. Campbell, president of the American Chemical Society. It was recently used to reveal the structure of the Zika virus. The method is called... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Nobel winner 'like Google Earth for molecules'STOCKHOLM (AP) - The Latest on the Nobel Chemistry Prize (all times local): Th
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 16 days ago
STOCKHOLM (AP) - The Latest on the Nobel Chemistry Prize (all times local): The president of the American Chemical Society says the microscope imaging technique honored by this year's Nobel Chemistry Prize is like Google Earth for molecules. "This... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Nobel-winning technique like 'Google Earth for molecules'a technique that is just starting to find its way into the research community,"
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 16 days ago
a technique that is just starting to find its way into the research community," said Allison A. Campbell, president of the American Chemical Society. It was recently used to reveal the structure of the Zika virus. The method is called... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Nobel-winning technique like "Google Earth for molecules"a technique that is just starting to find its way into the research community,"
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 17 days ago
a technique that is just starting to find its way into the research community," said Allison A. Campbell, president of the American Chemical Society. It was recently used to reveal the structure of the Zika virus. The method is called... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Nobel-winning technique like "Google Earth for molecules"a technique that is just starting to find its way into the research community,"
Lake Placid News / Posted 17 days ago
a technique that is just starting to find its way into the research community," said Allison A. Campbell, president of the American Chemical Society. It was recently used to reveal the structure of the Zika virus. The method is called... Read more
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The Washington Times
Nobel-winning technique in chemistry like ‘Google Earth for molecules’a technique that is just starting to find its way into the research community,”
The Washington Times / Posted 17 days ago
a technique that is just starting to find its way into the research community,” said Allison A. Campbell, president of the American Chemical Society. It was recently used to reveal the structure of the Zika virus. The method is called... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Nobel-winning technique like "Google Earth for molecules"a technique that is just starting to find its way into the research community,"
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 17 days ago
a technique that is just starting to find its way into the research community," said Allison A. Campbell, president of the American Chemical Society. It was recently used to reveal the structure of the Zika virus. The method is called... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Nobel-winning technique like "Google Earth for molecules"a technique that is just starting to find its way into the research community,"
Hawaii News Now / Posted 17 days ago
a technique that is just starting to find its way into the research community," said Allison A. Campbell, president of the American Chemical Society. It was recently used to reveal the structure of the Zika virus. The method is called... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Nobel Prize honors technique for seeing molecules' detailsto do with the prize money, but added: "I was telling my wife that we don't hav
Lake Placid News / Posted 17 days ago
to do with the prize money, but added: "I was telling my wife that we don't have to worry about a dog sitter anymore." American Chemical Society president Allison Campbell said the technology is like "the Google Earth for molecules." "This... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Nobel Prize honors method revealing details of moleculesallows researchers to "freeze biomolecules" mid-movement. That technology is ak
Lake Placid News / Posted 17 days ago
allows researchers to "freeze biomolecules" mid-movement. That technology is akin to "the Google Earth for molecules," said American Chemical Society president Allison Campbell. "This discovery allows the scientist to zoom in down to the fine... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Nobel Prize honors method revealing details of moleculesallows researchers to "freeze biomolecules" mid-movement. That technology is ak
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 17 days ago
allows researchers to "freeze biomolecules" mid-movement. That technology is akin to "the Google Earth for molecules," said American Chemical Society president Allison Campbell. "This discovery allows the scientist to zoom in down to the fine... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Nobel Prize honors method revealing details of moleculesallows researchers to "freeze biomolecules" mid-movement. That technology is ak
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 17 days ago
allows researchers to "freeze biomolecules" mid-movement. That technology is akin to "the Google Earth for molecules," said American Chemical Society president Allison Campbell. "This discovery allows the scientist to zoom in down to the fine... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Nobel Prize honors method revealing details of moleculesallows researchers to "freeze biomolecules" mid-movement. That technology is ak
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 17 days ago
allows researchers to "freeze biomolecules" mid-movement. That technology is akin to "the Google Earth for molecules," said American Chemical Society president Allison Campbell. "This discovery allows the scientist to zoom in down to the fine... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Nobel in chemistry honors technique for seeing molecules' detailsto do with the prize money, but added: "I was telling my wife that we don't hav
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
to do with the prize money, but added: "I was telling my wife that we don't have to worry about a dog sitter anymore." American Chemical Society president Allison Campbell said the technology is like "the Google Earth for molecules." "This... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Nobel winner 'like Google Earth for molecules'STOCKHOLM (AP) - The Latest on the Nobel Chemistry Prize (all times local): Th
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 17 days ago
STOCKHOLM (AP) - The Latest on the Nobel Chemistry Prize (all times local): The president of the American Chemical Society says the microscope imaging technique honored by this year's Nobel Chemistry Prize is like Google Earth for molecules. "This... Read more
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ABC News
Nobel Prize honors technique for seeing molecules' detailsto do with the prize money, but added: "I was telling my wife that we don't hav
ABC News / Posted 17 days ago
to do with the prize money, but added: "I was telling my wife that we don't have to worry about a dog sitter anymore." American Chemical Society president Allison Campbell said the technology is like "the Google Earth for molecules." "This... Read more
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