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Even little galaxies have enormous black holes. That’s the takeaway from a new study of so-called dwarf galaxies — galaxies that are so small and dim that astronomers only know about the ones relatively nearby. What’s more, these black holes are somewhat explosive — engines powering strong jets of gas and radiation that stifle the …

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Puducherry students win acclaim at innovation contest

A student’s team from Sri Manakula Vinayagar Engineering College has done the institution proud at the “India Innovation Challenge Design Contest 2018 – IICDC 2018”. The students Nallam Ramalakshmi, N. Karpagam, R. Soniya and R. Aswini pursing B. Tech final year at Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering participated in the semifinal round of IICDC …

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Steven Muller Distinguished Professorships awarded to Susan Goldstine and Lisa Scheer

News Release, St. Mary’s College of Maryland St. Mary’s College of Maryland Provost and Dean of Faculty Michael Wick announced two awardees of the Steven Muller Distinguished Professorships:Susan Goldstine, professor of mathematics, has been named the Steven Muller Distinguished Professor in the Sciences, and Lisa Scheer, professor of art, has been named the Steven Muller Distinguished Professor in the …

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First Native American in space reflects on his journey | Navajo-Hopi Observer

WASHINGTON. — John Herrington has seen the world in ways many only dream they could. He’s traveled across the country on his bike, starting on the Pacific coast in Cape Flattery, Washington, and peddling all the way to the waters of the Atlantic Ocean in Cape Canaveral, Florida. He took part in a mission that …

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Book Review: Unmanned vehicles: past, present and future

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), Remotely Piloted Vehicles (RPV) and drones are the names given to a class of vehicles which can carry payloads and be guided remotely through wireless controls. Their use, from recreation to warfare, has been around for several years and their use in Geomatics has been steadily rising. The book titled ‘Towards …

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Sarnak wins Royal Society medal for ‘transformational contributions’ to mathematics

The Royal Society has announced that Peter Sarnak is one of 24 winners of its annual medals and awards for “scientists who have done exceptional, ground-breaking work,” said Venki Ramakrishnan, president of the Royal Society. The Sylvester Medal is awarded annually to an outstanding researcher in the field of mathematics. Sarnak, the Eugene Higgins Professor …

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Math whiz & elderly fight city hall in ‘The Helpline’

CORRECTS SPELLING OF KATHERINE – This cover image released by Atria Books shows “The Helpline,” by Katherine Collette. (Atria Books via AP) “The Helpline” (Atria Books), by Katherine Collette Being an expert in mathematics is a useful skill in extremely small circles. Life gets complicated for the math genius when you lose your job and …

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UWSP has local graduates – Hub City Times

For Hub City Times  STEVENS POINT/WAUSAU – The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point conferred degrees upon more than 1,250 graduates, during the university’s spring commencement ceremonies.Local graduates include:  Arpin – Isaac Beihoffer, Bachelor of Science, Business;  Makenna Brown, Bachelor of Science, Sociology; Emma Steines, Master of Science , Master’s Degree-Communication Sciences And Disorders-Teaching. Auburndale – Tamara Carolfi, …

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Murray State graduates enter new roles as principals

Story by Ava Chuppe Contributing writer am.chuppe@gmail.com Several graduates of Murray State University have received new jobs this year as principals and assistant principals in McCracken County. Matt Houser received a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s degree in school administration from Murray State. In the fall, he will serve as McCracken County …

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