Archive: 26/04/2011

Building a better battery

(PhysOrg.com) -- “What we are trying to do is put different pieces of a puzzle together,” said Argonne National Laboratory scientist Daniel P. Abraham. The puzzle is a lithium-rich compound material, Li1.2Co0.4Mn0.4O2, ...

dateApr 26, 2011 in Materials Science
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UA preparatory math goes virtual

The University of Arizona's math department is experimenting with a novel approach to early math instruction – one with a heavy emphasis on technology and peer-to-peer tutoring.

dateApr 26, 2011 in Mathematics
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Life on a dollar a day

Imagine, for a moment, that you must live on 99 cents per day. How would you manage it? For roughly 850 million people around the globe, this is not a hypothetical question; those people really have daily purchasing power ...

dateApr 26, 2011 in Social Sciences
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T-38s soar as spaceflight trainers

Years before the space shuttle would glide home to a safe touchdown on runways in California and Florida, astronauts pitched the noses of T-38 jet trainers toward the same runways to find out what it would look like to land ...

dateApr 26, 2011 in Space Exploration
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