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2014-05-29 23:03:56

New York based photographer, Jeffrey Apoian http://www.jeffreyapoian.com was able to give a new look to the event icons used by this year’s

2014-05-01 16:27:01

Nation's Premier Science Festival Continues Mission to Make Science Compelling and Accessible to Everyone NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The

What Is Time? Alan Alda Contest Seeks Answer For Sixth-Graders
2012-12-11 10:02:04

After the huge success of a contest last year asking "What is a flame?", Alan Alda is now posing a new query, asking scientists to explain time to sixth-graders.

2012-06-04 12:54:50

SEVEN PIONEERING SCIENTISTS have been named this year’s recipients of the Kavli Prizes – prizes that recognize scientists for their seminal advances in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience, and include a cash award of one million dollars in each field.

Alda Issues Challenge To Explain Flames To Grade Schoolers
2012-03-25 05:04:51

An ongoing contest at the Center for Communicating Science is seeking entries that explain exactly what a flame is in such a way that older grade-school children can grasp the concept and understand just what the process is all about.

2010-06-04 03:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- From the World Science Festival in New York, IBM (NYSE: IBM) Fellow Dr. Donald M.

2010-06-03 08:30:00

OSLO, Norway, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight scientists whose discoveries have dramatically expanded human understanding in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience have been recognized with the award of the million-dollar Kavli Prizes. The laureates were chosen for research that has transformed our knowledge of basic units of matter, laid the foundations for the field of nanotechnology, revealed the molecular basis for the transfer of brain signals and other physiological...

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2010-05-30 10:42:42

Brian Greene and other "string theorists" are exploring a possible scenario in which people, and the entire world in which we live, are actually a 3-D holographic projection of two-dimensional data that exists outside the accessible universe.


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