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2008-09-29 14:40:57

ORONO - A University of Maine effort to understand why students tend to struggle through physics classes, and what can be done about it, recently received a $337,214 grant from the National Science Foundation. All told, the research, which is being done as a three-part study in collaboration with UMaine's department of physics and astronomy, Arizona State Polytechnic University and California State University- Fullerton, has received just under $500,000 in funding. The goal of the study...

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2004-12-23 08:38:46

Maine -- A team led by University of Maine scientists has reported finding a potential link between changes in solar activity and the Earth's climate. In a paper due to be published in an upcoming volume of the Annals of Glaciology, Paul Mayewski, director of UMaine's Climate Change Institute, and 11 colleagues from China, Australia and UMaine describe evidence from ice cores pointing to an association between the waxing and waning of zonal wind strength around Antarctica and a chemical...