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2010-11-29 14:04:16

Among the latest winners of the Kavli Prize are three scientists who have received NSF funding over the past several years.

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2010-06-04 08:01:38

Raymond Wilson, whose pioneering optics research at ESO made today’s giant telescopes possible thanks to “active optics” technology, has been awarded the 2010 Kavli Prize in astrophysics.

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2006-11-06 12:10:00

A researcher has been studying the practicality of deploying a space sunshade in a global warming crisis; a crisis where it becomes clear that Earth is unmistakably headed for disastrous climate change within a decade or two.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.