Last week, a huge scandal rocked the Tunisian and Arab scientific and educational world: a PhD student submitted a thesis declaring Earth to be flat, unmoving, young (only 13,500 years of age), and the centre of the universe. Tim Hunt, who stepped down as a professor at University College London, said women should be segregated in labs because they cried when criticized and were a romantic distraction. This allows them to monitor where potentially harmful impacts like road salt, nutrient runoff, contaminants and invasive species are coming from, and what the consequences might be if their presence increases.
According to researchers, brain functions in young men and women, aged 23 to 28, are changed by long-term alcohol use, but that these changes are significantly different in men and women. Not the dilemma of the destruction of life in Japan. Society for Science & the Public Seeks a New Sponsor for the International Science & Engineering Fair.
Heidi Newberg , astronomer and physicist at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, is studying the size of the galaxy. At best the Daiichi Nuclear Disaster can only be contained. Professor Sarah Harper took over as director in May; her resignation has been followed by the departure of three other senior staff members.
The Jefferson Project at Lake George is conducting ongoing research into how human activities may be affecting the lake. A few tiny ones will do or maybe no collider for years. Safety, or as they might say in Collider Safety Committee meetings post-2008, Gentlemen we have a solution.
The sensor network, made of four types of sensor platforms, collects massive amounts of information from the lake, its tributaries and wetlands, and sends data to supercomputers for analyses. But equally welcome to String theorists in the majority at CERN, are mBH from the LHC as Black Hole Factory, no longer advertised.