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FORT LAUDERDALE How to roll lessons about skateboarding, physics and creativity into one cool package? A new exhibit at the Museum of Discovery and Science is ready to show you how. The Tony Hawk: RAD Science Skate Exhibit features 25 interactive...
The electron microscope revolutionized biology in the 1930s by providing magnifications thousands of times higher than that of light microscopes, allowing scientists to discern the inner workings of cells for the first time. But it was not nearly as...
The opening scene went something like this: Setting: Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab building 17 cafeteria -- Fall 2009 Rocket Scientist #1: I do community theater. Rocket Scientist #2: I almost minored in theater in college. Rocket Scientist #1:...
As early as kindergarten, all students in Illinois could be engaged in science and engineering practices, from analyzing data to defining problems and designing solutions. By high school they'd be deep into engineering design and investigating solutions...
Staff WriterHOLTVILLE — For the second-grade students at Finley and Pine Elementary schools, a short trip to the local high school translated into a fun-filled physics lesson here Tuesday. The elementary students had the opportunity to engage in seven hands-...
Scott Beck By John P. Huston,Tribune reporter Scott Beck's brain isn't the only instrument he uses to help him excel at math and science. Beck, a Highland Park High School senior, turns to the French horn to "kind of keep me balanced and keep me...
With its black color and sleek design jutting 10 stories into the Allentown skyline, a proposed new sales headquarters of United Fiber & Data is what you might expect for a company bankrolled by alternative rock band Live. "This is badass," said Bill...
The highly respected Nature Scientific Reports journal has just published a map of the world's leading science cities, and it looks pretty bad for emerging countries: It shows the planet's northern hemisphere full of lights, and the south almost solidly...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterGregory Cochran has always been drawn to puzzles. This one had been gnawing at him for several years: Why are European Jews prone to so many deadly genetic diseases? Tay-Sachs disease. Canavan disease. More than a dozen more. It offended Cochran's sense...
Any attempt to make bicycling in Chicago easier and safer by using the law is welcome. That includes Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposals last week to amend the city's bike ordinance to give cyclists more freedom to maneuver but also increase penalties on...
Bubbles are a serious business. While they're beloved as a childhood pastime and a bathtub luxury, the physics behind the delicate, iridescent clusters remains remarkably complex. Now mathematicians have pinned down the ephemeral physical processes that...
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