Archive: 21/04/2014

Hyperbolic homogeneous polynomials, oh my!

Cutting-edge mathematics today, at least to the uninitiated, often sounds as if it bears no relation to the arithmetic we all learned in grade school. What do topology and combinatorics and n-dimensional space have to do ...

dateApr 21, 2014 in Mathematics
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Students take clot-buster for a spin

( —In the hands of some Rice University senior engineering students, a fishing rod is more than what it seems. For them, it's a way to help destroy blood clots that threaten lives.

dateApr 21, 2014 in Engineering
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NASA's MMS observatories stacked for testing

( —Engineers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., accomplished another first. Using a large overhead crane, they mated two Magnetospheric Multiscale, or MMS, observatories – also called mini-stacks—at ...

dateApr 21, 2014 in Space Exploration
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