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Image 1 - Important Clue Uncovered For Origins Of A Type Of Supernovae Explosion
2012-03-04 06:11:31

Pitt team used Sloan Digital Sky Survey to determine that the merger of double white dwarfs is a plausible explanation for Type Ia supernovae.

2012-03-02 13:41:24

A powerful new imaging technique called High Definition Fiber Tracking (HDFT) will allow doctors to clearly see for the first time neural connections broken by traumatic brain injury (TBI) and other disorders, much like X-rays show a fractured bone.

2012-02-21 23:10:56

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have coaxed gold into nanowires as a way of creating an inexpensive material for detecting poisonous gases found in natural gas.

2012-02-07 16:30:00

"World's greenest skyrise" and achieving value from an environmental commitment in building standards to be featured in keynote presentation. Chicago,

2012-01-13 15:00:00

The Pittcon Organizing Committee is pleased to announce new courses for the 2012 Short Course program which runs March 10 through March 15, 2012. Pittsburgh,


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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