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2014-11-17 23:02:11

Professors Paul Ferraro of Georgia State University and Kent Messer of the University of Delaware will head the newly created Center for Behavioral and Experimental Agri-Environmental Policy Research

2013-09-24 11:21:19

Playing with blocks may help preschoolers develop the kinds of skills that support later learning in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

2013-06-13 10:00:50

Microbes are living more than 500 feet beneath the seafloor in 5 million-year-old sediment.

Insights Into Unusual Dwarf Star Provided By Kepler
2013-06-04 08:36:46

University of Delaware Astronomer John Gizis of the University of Delaware, working with data obtained by the Kepler mission, is studying a highly unusual dwarf star and its powerful flares that may hold clues to the likelihood of life on other planets as well as to the behavior of our Sun. Known as an L dwarf, this coolest type of star is about 53 light-years from Earth. Gizis, who discovered it two years ago using a ground-based  telescope, has now conducted additional research...

Computer Animation Shows Explosive Development Of Hurricane Sandy
2012-11-05 14:47:16

Matt Shatley, computer research specialist in UD’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE), assembled the animation by digitally stitching together about 800 infrared images taken by GOES, the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite, which keeps a continuous eye on the continental United States and the rest of the Western Hemisphere.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.