Archive: 9/02/2010

UB geographers help map devastation in Haiti

In the wake of the earthquake in Haiti, University at Buffalo geography students are participating in a global effort to enhance the international response and recovery effort by helping to assess damage, using images hosted ...

dateFeb 09, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Scientist explore future of high-energy physics

In a 1954 speech to the American Physical Society, the University of Chicago's Enrico Fermi fancifully envisioned a particle accelerator that encircled the globe. Such would be the ultimate theoretical outcome, Fermi surmised, ...

dateFeb 09, 2010 in General Physics
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People out and about make cities secure

Young people who have experienced threats and violence feel more insecure than others in urban public spaces, especially when alone. This is one conclusion from researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

dateFeb 09, 2010 in Social Sciences
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