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2011-03-09 00:00:27

Ohio Education Matters Executive Director Andrew Benson said Gov. Kasich's call for restructuring of government to provide a "better product at a lower price for taxpayers" and "more choice, more accountability, more dollars in the classroom instead of in bureaucracy" that will improve schools lines up well with the independent research and studies that were released this year as part of the Ohio Smart Schools initiative, which was undertaken last year at the request of the State of Ohio....

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2010-01-12 08:05:00

For the first time, two astronomers have explained the diversity of galaxy shapes seen in the universe. The scientists, Dr Andrew Benson of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and Dr Nick Devereux of Embry-Riddle University in Arizona, tracked the evolution of galaxies over thirteen billion years from the early Universe to the present day. Their results appear in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Galaxies are the collections of stars, planets, gas and...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'