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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
2012-04-25 10:37:09

The Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society (Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.) is published quarterly by the American Mathematical Society. It publishes surveys on contemporary research topics and book reviews, both by invitation only. It has been in publication since 1891. The editor-in-chief is Susan J. Friedlander. This journal started life as the Bulletin of the New York Mathematical...

Duane Carey
2011-04-11 13:17:24

Duane Carey Duane Carey is an engineer, former Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Air Force, and former NASA Astronaut. He was born Duane Gene "Digger" Carey on April 30, 1957 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He graduated from Highland Park High School in 1975 and went on to continue his education at the University of Minnesota. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering...

Bresnik Randolph
2011-01-04 21:44:49

Randoph Bresnik is a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Marine Corps and a NASA astronaut. He was born Randolph James Bresnik on September 11, 1967 in Fort Knox, Kentucky. He graduated from Santa Monica High School in Santa Monica, California in 1985. He then went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from The Citadel in 1989, and later a Master of Science degree in Aviation...

Akers Thomas
2010-11-19 16:00:30

Thomas Akers is a former astronaut in the United States Space Shuttle program. He was born Thomas Dale Akers on May 20, 1951 in St. Louis, Missouri. He graduated from Eminence High School in Missouri in 1969, and went on to continue his education at the University of Missouri"“Rolla. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1973, and then went on to earn his Master of Science degree...

Arnold Richard
2010-11-19 15:43:19

Richard Arnold is an American educator and a NASA astronaut. He was born Richard Robert Arnold II on November 26, 1963 in Cheverly, Maryland. He was raised in Bowie, Maryland, where he met and married his wife, Eloise. Together, the couple has two daughters. Arnold received his Bachelor's degree in Accounting from Frostburg State University in 1985, and two years later he started working at the...

Acton Loren
2010-11-17 16:24:59

Loren Acton is a physicist and an American astronaut. He was born Loren Wilber Acton on March 7, 1936 in Lewistown, Montana. He grew up on a ranch in Montana, and after high school he attended Montana State University. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1959. While attending the university, he met Evelyn Oldenburger. Soon after, the two were married at Grace Bible Church. He then...

Acaba Joseph
2010-11-17 16:06:03

Joseph Acaba is an educator, hydrogeologist, and NASA astronaut. He was born Joseph Michael Acaba on May 17, 1967 in Inglewood, California. Acaba is of Puerto Rican decent. As a child, he enjoyed reading and excelled in both science and math. In 1985, he graduated with honors from Esperanza High School in Anaheim, California. He continued his education, and in 1990, Acaba received his...

Barry Daniel
2010-11-17 14:37:53

Daniel Barry is an American engineer, scientist, and a retired NASA astronaut. He was born Daniel Thomas Barry on December 30, 1953 in South Hadley, Massachusetts. He grew up and graduated in 1971 from Bolton High School in Alexandria, Louisiana. He then went to college and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University. In 1977, Barry completed graduate...

Swigert Jack
2010-10-29 20:38:34

Jack Swigert was a NASA astronaut and one of only 24 people to have flown to the Moon. He was born as John Leonard 'Jack' Swigert, Jr. on August 30, 1931 in Denver, Colorado. He attended the Blessed Sacrament School, Regis Jesuit High School, and East High School to complete his primary education. He then went to the University of Colorado at Boulder and played varsity football. He received a...

Environmental Science
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Environmental science is a science that contains a wide range of scientific disciplines. These disciplines are grouped together based on the natural environment which they encompass and interact with. These sciences include physical, chemical, and biological components. Environmental science provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the environmental systems. The most common way...

Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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