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2013-05-07 23:29:37

First and only Personal Fitness school in the Northeast offers Federal Financial Aid. NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 The American Academy of Personal Training (AAPT)–the country´s first personal training school to be nationally accredited–is now approved by the US Department of Education to offer Federal Student Aid (FSA). Eligible AAPT students will have access to low-cost government loans at very favorable repayment terms, regardless of past credit history. FSA is...

2012-10-01 12:19:23

The University of Notre Dame has received a five-year, $6.1 million award from the National Science Foundation to support the continuation of the nationwide QuarkNet program, which uses particle physics experiments to inspire students and provide valuable research, training and mentorship opportunities for high school teachers. Through the QuarkNet program, physicists at Notre Dame, Fermilab and 50 other research institutions will continue to mentor teachers in research experiences,...

2009-02-17 03:00:00

Leading Russian Systems Integrator Embraces Autonomy's Meaning-Based Computing Solutions CAMBRIDGE, England and SAN FRANCISCO, February 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L), a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise, today announced that one of the leading Russian Systems Integrators Sci-Tech Centre POISK-IT, member of INLINE Technologies Group which specializes in the development, integration and implementation of...

2008-07-24 15:00:59

ORONO - University of Maine assistant physics professor John R. Thompson has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar Program grant to teach and conduct research on the learning and teaching of physics at the Dublin Institute of Technology in Ireland. Thompson will compare physics education research methods in Ireland with those in the U.S. and investigate how teaching strategies based on physics education research results might affect how students learn science. Thompson's host research group in...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.