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2014-10-14 05:40:19

Both the American Geosciences Institute and NASA are looking to raise awareness around Earth sciences with the celebration of Earth Science Week from October 12 through October 18.

2014-01-14 11:03:58

What goes into a great wine and what role does geology play?

2014-01-03 15:19:13

Yesterday, 52 scientists, journalists and tourists were rescued from frozen Antarctic waters, where their ship, the MV Akademik Shokalskiy, had been stuck in ice since December 24th, 2013.

2013-10-18 12:13:10

The Center for Geoscience Education and Public Understanding at the American Geosciences Institute has released a landmark report on the status of Earth Science education in U.S. middle and high schools, describing in detail significant gaps between identified priorities and lagging practice.

2013-10-01 10:14:05

In the first study of its kind, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) Workforce Program has published the results of the National Geoscience Student Exit Survey, which documents the experiences of graduating geosciences majors.

2013-07-03 15:05:44

Community colleges provide a strong foundation for the nation's graduating STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) workforce.

Earth Science Week 2012
2012-10-14 05:13:30

Earth Science Week is a celebration designed to encourage people everywhere to learn more about the geosciences and explore the natural world.

2012-09-17 23:07:14

With less than two months before Election Day, AGI and its federation of 50 professional geoscience societies have come together again to provide a list of critical issues and policy recommendations for the next presidential administration.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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