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CINEMA Nanosatellite Part Of Group Of CubeSats To Go Into Space
2012-08-01 08:33:58

University of California, Berkeley students are part of an international team of students that built an 8-pound satellite that will be launched into orbit tomorrow (August 2) along with ten other CubeSats -- a new line of inexpensive, modular nanosatellites.

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2010-12-01 10:10:00

Beauty and truth aren't the first things that come to mind, for most people, when they think about math. Berkeley math professor Edward Frenkel is trying to change that.

2008-10-10 21:00:21

By Pat Craig It's not the most high-powered film-publicity juggernaut, but it could be the most sincere.

2008-09-12 06:00:27

By Pat Craig THEATER IS STUCK with the bad rap of being the dusty repository of previous centuries' art.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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