News tagged with graduate student

Hundreds in Mexico protest telecommunications law

Hundreds of students and activists marched in Mexico's capital Tuesday to protest a telecommunications law being debated by the Senate that they say will allow the government to arbitrarily censor Internet content.

Apr 23, 2014
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Changing climate in your own backyard

When you think of climate, you probably think of it on a large scale. Global climate change may come to mind, or the climate of a large region, like Northern Europe or the desert Southwest.

Mar 10, 2014
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Is climate change behind California's dry spell?

California's parched landscapes are receiving a much-needed soaking this week as heavy rainstorms roll across the West Coast. The break in the state's dry spell is due to a weakening of an atmospheric anomaly that has been ...

Feb 28, 2014
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Urging women in physics to stay in physics

UC Berkeley graduate student Katayun Kamdin's experience as an undergraduate physics major at the University of Chicago was like that of many women who enter a field traditionally dominated by men.

Jan 17, 2014
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Magic in the lab is no sleight of hand

Gil Henkin '14 is a physics major, but that doesn't prevent him from working magic. In the lab in 222 Abelson, the young scientist conjures mesmerizing images of microscopic systems in motion.  

Jan 06, 2014
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Astronomers discover planet that shouldn't be there

An international team of astronomers, led by a University of Arizona graduate student, has discovered the most distantly orbiting planet found to date around a single, sun-like star. It is the first exoplanet ...

Dec 05, 2013
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