Nancy Grace Roman, astronomer celebrated as ‘mother’ of Hubble, dies at 93

When Nancy Grace Roman requested permission to take a second algebra course in high school, a teacher demanded to know “what lady would take mathematics instead of Latin.” In college, a professor remarked that he often tried to dissuade women from majoring in physics. And after receiving a doctorate in astronomy, she concluded that a …

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Uganda Loses Great Maths Teacher To Alcohol

Richard Odoi, a mathematics teacher, died after consuming alcohol for four consecutive days. According to the locals, Odoi died after his friends gave him sachets of alcohol, which he drank on an empty stomach according to the locals in Rubona. Richard Odoi, a mathematics teacher, died after consuming alcohol for four consecutive days. According to …

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Harper College professor drowns while swimming with family in Costa Rica

A biology instructor on vacation ahead of his student’s arrival drowned on Christmas Day in Costa Rica. Craig Stettner, a full-time associate biology professor at Harper College in Palatine, Illinois (USA), since 2002. Photo from Facebook Kathy Bruce, dean of mathematics and science at Harper said the Harper community has been in shock and grieving …

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Teen of the Month: Butte Central’s Clay Fisher excels in academics, athletics — and attitude | Local

Editor’s note: The following is part of a year-long series of Montana Standard-sponsored Teen of the Month profiles. School officials select each student. At the end of the year, the Standard will award one of the students a scholarship. Although he is too humble to say so himself, Butte Central High School senior Clay Fisher …

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