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As California Awaits The 'Big One,' Anxieties Loom Over Funding The Earthquake Warning System
The United States is still more than a decade behind Japan in rolling out earthquake alerts, experts say.
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In A First, Scientists Spot Light Amid Gravitational Waves Emitted By Colliding Stars
“We’ve heard this thunder before," one scientist said, "but this is the first time we’ve also been able to see the lightning.”
Accidental Alert Warns California Of An Earthquake That Happened In 1925
The U.S. Geological Survey mistakenly said a magnitude 6.8 quake was on the way.
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NASA, Trappist-1, and Extraterrestrials
YouTuber, Developer, UC Berkeley EECS Student (@bignikhilreddy)
Well, here I go again talking about space. The seemingly endless cosmos has given me an equally vast number of topics to
How to Write a Harvard-Worthy College Application Essay
Educational Pathfinder: Transforming the way we prepare studen...
When you allow a bit of mystery into the end, you let the reader know that you're okay with not knowing everything. That shows maturity, and it lets the colleges know that you're in a perfect place to dive into the complicated issues you're going to face in your college classes.
Robotic 'Dolphins' Help Scientists Measure Antarctic Ice Melt, Temperature Changes
By Reuters, Reuters
The findings, in the journal Nature Geoscience, back up theories about how heat moves south and set benchmarks to track climate
Feynman Lectures On Physics Now Available Online Free Of Charge
From his work on the Manhattan Project to the key role he played in explaining the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, Richard
HOME & LIVING
Excellence and the Romance of Risk: The Hard Work of Embracing Creative Tension
Michael B. Lehrer
Principal, Lehrer Architects
Architecture and organizational mission conspire to create a place that is a catalyst to encourage affinity amongst individuals
Building Tomorrow at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the California Institute of Technology
17-year-old, 2013 Intel International Science and Engineering ...
It is reassuring to know that there are so many people out there who are not only hopeful for the future, but also actively working to make that future a reality. Because, personally, that makes me excited for tomorrow.
Accepting the Challenge of Continued U.S. Science Leadership
James M Gentile
A Molecular Biologist, Researcher & Educator, and Former Scien...
Research Corporation for Science Advancement pledges to work aggressively to rally our academic colleagues, sister foundations, and other like-minded organizations for a frontal assault on the current stumbling blocks impeding the production of more top-quality science and scientists.
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The Best Universities In The World: Times Higher Education List
Channeling all the fun that comes with the spirit of competition, we've looked at the list of the best universities in America
Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 List: The World's Best New Universities
Asian institutions show great strength on the list, Baty points out, even though not one university in Russia, India or mainland
Bigger Stakes Decrease The Likelihood Of Success, Study Finds
The findings have implications for high stakes fields like politics and business, according to Shinsuke Shimojo, coauthor
Top 10 Schools Where Students Study The Most
In the mood for a six-hour cram session? Princeton Review recently named the schools where the students study the most. Claremont
Tang Jun's Drama: A Chinese Business Tragedy
Brand advocate, corporate leader, Chinese consumer expert
Since his academic credentials were exposed as fraudulent, Tang Jun has emerged as the star in a quintessentially Chinese dramatic tragedy.
, Shel Silverstein, Muons and God's Toe
Physicists at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory claimed to have overcome the precepts of relativity and quantum mechanics. Wouldn't it be nice if Shel Silverstein were around to write a song about our metaphysical mess?
Pasadena Babalon: Jack Parsons and the Dark Side
Artist, curator, pop and occult culture journalist; hostess Su...
I've known about Parsons for decades, he's one of those weird and wonderful SoCal characters who shaped the region with his
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