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On Friday, May 19th, 2017 the School of Science hosted a graduation brunch for the graduating students in the undergraduate and graduate programs in all School of Science departments. We have about half the picture now,” said Jefferson Project Director Rick Relyea. Such close encounters can dislodge these loosely orbiting comets, sending them hurtling into the solar system, risking a collision course with the Earth, researchers said. In 2 years the LHC should reach its design objective of 14 TeV collisions a little later than planned.science in the news

Ultraviolet light may have played a critical role in the emergence of life on Earth and could be a key to finding life elsewhere in the universe, a study led by an Indian-origin scientist at Harvard suggests. Anyway after 50 years of slaving over hot colliders, you can’t blame physicists if they’re partying now.science in the news

Numerous of the historic buildings that we know of have been affected by acid rain such as: The Statue of Liberty. Researchers asked 345 women about their sexual preferences and compared these with their arousal levels when shown videos of attractive men and women.

To test their hypothesis, they analyzed data from the Whitehall II study. What makes the Jefferson Project different, Kolar says, is not only the smart sensors and the high frequency with which they will collect data, but how the data will be used to help inform the models.

The usual disaster B movie stuff where you want to scream in Japanese: Everybody ‘ron’ ‘ron’ ‘ron’. The Jefferson Project is a long-term collaboration between IBM, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and The Fund for Lake George that has cost more than $10 million just to ramp up.science in the news