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Eclipsing Binary Stars Discovered By High School Students At SMU Summer Research Program

Southern Methodist University Treasures of the night sky: Pairs of stars orbit around each other so closely their outer atmospheres touch, so they dim and brighten. Two Dallas high school students discovered five stars as members of an SMU...

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2014-08-23 00:20:11

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO BACK TO SCHOOL Profile America -- Saturday, August 23rd. It's still summer break for many kids, but already in progress is one of the nation's largest seasonal events; one that exchanges leisure for classroom study. It's back to school time. From nursery school to college, over 78 million students...

2014-08-22 23:09:42

Houston-based Rita Roberts appointed to role within top governing body of SG Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Schumacher Group (SG) announces a new edition to its Executive Leadership Team (ELT), the highest-ranking leadership governance body for the company, with Rita Roberts, Chief Operations Officer of Emergency Medicine and Hospital Medicine. Roberts brings 30 years of clinical nursing and business management experience to this focused role, dedicated solely to ensuring SG’s...

2014-08-22 23:09:39

BridgeFront now offers a complete education program for your staff to boost revenue, by improving staff skills in patient intake and claims billing. Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 To improve revenue collection and patient intake at practitioner offices, physician practices and clinics, BridgeFront now offers a complete staff education program titled, Optimizing Revenue in Practitioner Offices and ACOs. “I am thrilled with the courses. They are perfect for employees with no...

2014-08-22 23:09:33

ExitCertified is now the exclusive provider of SAP training for the Government of Canada offering access to the full SAP curriculum, with both public and private class options. Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 ExitCertified Corporation, a provider of certified IT training announced today that it has been selected as the sole supplier of SAP® Education offerings for the Government of Canada. As an SAP education partner that both resells and delivers the full curriculum from SAP...

2014-08-22 23:09:27

For the 2014-2015 academic year, The Pixel Academy is offering a free after-school visit to young would-be programmers, designers, and engineers. The Academy has partnered with local schools to offer students a full afternoon of instruction and creation at no cost. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 For the 2014-2015 academic year, The Pixel Academy is offering a complimentary after-school visit to young would-be programmers, designers, and engineers. The Academy has partnered with...

2014-08-22 23:09:00

The Nashville School of Massage Therapy, located in Franklin, TN, is preparing to open its doors for the first quarter of classes on September 8th, 2014. (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The Nashville School of Massage Therapy, located in Franklin, TN, is preparing to open its doors for the first quarter of classes on September 8th, 2014. A new institution, founded in 2014, Nashville School of Massage Therapy (NSMT) offers a wide variety of courses in massage therapy, aimed at teaching students...

2014-08-22 23:08:47

The ICBA Online Education Center has worked with Vubiz to continue to educate the nation’s community bankers. Los Angeles, CA & Toronto,ON (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The ICBA Online Education Center has worked with Vubiz to continue to educate the nation’s community bankers. The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA), the nation's voice for more than 6,500 community banks, and Vubiz, an award-winning e-learning company recently celebrated 12 years of successfully...

2014-08-22 23:08:10

The education company offers free practice tests for students taking the Certified Professional Coder exam. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Medical coding students looking for a study buddy have a friend in Dynamic Path, with 300 review questions that strengthen understanding on coding topics. Dynamic Path announced that it now offers CPC exam review materials, covering topics students need to know to pass the certification test. That includes coding by body system, procedure and...

2014-08-22 23:06:59

AirBuds, creator of the Most Comfortable Earbuds, launched a 'Back to School' campaign this week. Aside from offering special 'Back to School' savings on all of their products, AirBuds' campaign promotes all the things that make AirBuds the perfect study partner, from their noise-reducing, fit-all foam tips to their tangle-resistant cable. LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 A new school year is right around the corner and AirBuds, creator of the Most Comfortable...

2014-08-22 23:06:01

Dedicated Expo space and time will provide an opportunity for youth robotics teams to demonstrate their skills. Students and accompanying teachers/adults are invited to visit the STEM Showcase on Tuesday, September 16, from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Minneapolist, Minnesota (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 When robot professionals and enthusiasts gather for the 2014 Robotics Alley Conference & Expo on September 16-17 at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest, they’ll be treated to a special showcase of...


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Wampus cat (cougar)
2014-01-28 15:10:48

The Wampus cat comes from American folklore as a variation of a fierce cougar. It also is compared to the Ewah of Cherokee mythology. In the myth a woman covers herself with the skin of a cougar and spies on the men of the tribe. While the men are telling sacred stories around a fire, she is caught and turned into a half-woman, half-cat by the tribe’s medicine man. The Wampus cat supposedly still haunts the forests of east Tennessee. Other legends state the Wampus cat is the spirit of...

Algebra
2014-01-02 11:06:39

Algebra, from the Arabic al-jebr, meaning “reunion of broken parts”, is one of the wide-ranging parts of mathematics, combined with number theory, geometry, and analysis. Algebra can basically be considered as doing computations much like that of arithmetic with non-numerical mathematical objects. Initially, these objects were variables that represented either numbers that weren’t yet known or unspecified numbers, permitting one to state and prove properties that are true no matter...

Geometry
2014-01-02 10:21:51

Geometry is a branch of mathematics that is concerned with questions of shape, size, relative position of figures, and the properties of space. A mathematician who works in the geometry field is called a geometer. Geometry arose independently in numerous early cultures as a body of practical knowledge concerning areas, lengths, and volumes, with elements of a formal mathematical science emerging in the West as early as Thales. By the 3rd century BC, geometry was put into an axiomatic form by...

Trigonometry
2014-01-02 10:09:07

Trigonometry, from the Greek trigonon, meaning triangle, and metron, meaning measure, is a branch of mathematics that studies the relationships involving lengths and angles of triangles. The field came about during the 3rd century BC from applications of geometry to astronomical studies. The 3rd century astronomers first noted that the lengths of the sides of a right triangle and the angles between those sides have fixed relationships: that is, if at least the length of one of those sides...

Applied Mathematics
2014-01-02 10:00:11

Applied mathematics is a branch of mathematics that focuses on mathematical methods that are usually used in science, engineering, business, and industry. Therefore, “applied mathematics” is a mathematical science with specialized knowledge. The term “applied mathematics” also explains the professional specialty in which mathematicians work on practical problems; as a profession focused on practical problems, applied mathematics focuses on the formulation and study of mathematical...

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