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2009-12-20 08:55:00

The University of Tokyo and the University of California, Berkeley, formalized an agreement Dec 17 to encourage research and educational exchanges between the campuses, which are considered to be among the top public universities in the world.

2009-08-05 12:02:22

University of California representatives are presenting to state government officials newly revised plans for housing the Helios research initiatives that will explore promising new solar-energy technologies.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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