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HOUSTON, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How does space travel affect your health? How do astronauts sleep in space? What do astronauts eat in space? How do astronauts exercise in

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Public invited to experience interactive HungerU exhibit and join expert panel on April 24 CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three groundbreaking voices in

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CAPE TOWN, South Africa, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The African Institute for Mathematical Science (AIMS) joined African corporations, non-government organisations

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Engineering Giant Sponsors 50 Teams Worldwide in 2015 RESTON, Va., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nine teams sponsored by Bechtel Corporation and mentored by employee volunteers are

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ARLINGTON, Va., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association (AFA) announced today that more than 450 teams have already registered to compete in the 2015-2016 season

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AUSTIN, Texas, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Austin ISD recently completed a successful soft launch of TEAMS(TM) Online Student Registration & Enrollment to a select number of campuses

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Free Online Career Readiness Courses Provide Practical Skills Development for Workplace Application IRVINE, Calif., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the skills gap between

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Leading Enterprise Educational Provider Debuts Two Products Designed To Proactively Educate Knowledge Workers And Protect Corporate Integrity SAN ANTONIO, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired

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SIMI VALLEY, Calif., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Insight Schools of California (ISCA), full-time online

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The merged journal, 'Online Learning,' aims to expand scholarly research in the field of online education; the merger represents an extension of an existing collaboration between the two organizations.


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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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