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Contracts in the classroom

While contracts are an indispensable tool in the modern workplace, a new study has found that they may also be very effective in contemporary classrooms. According to a new article published in SAGE Open, courses in which ...

Jan 13, 2012 5 / 5 (3) 0

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Lessons for saving our forests

In late July, UC Berkeley fire ecologist Scott Stephens was working in Stanislaus National Forest, gathering data on how a century had altered its character. What he saw were the signs of a clear and present ...

Sep 12, 2014 3 / 5 (2) 3

The entropy of black holes

Yesterday I talked about black hole thermodynamics, specifically how you can write the laws of thermodynamics as laws about black holes. Central to the idea of thermodynamics is the property of entropy, which c ...

Sep 12, 2014 4.6 / 5 (19) 11

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