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February 5, 2014
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Kepler Finds a Very Wobbly Planet

Imagine living on a planet with seasons so erratic you would hardly know whether to wear Bermuda shorts or a heavy overcoat. That is the situation on a weird, wobbly world found by NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler space telescope. The planet, … Continue reading

February 2, 2014
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Sunny days

Alumna pairs passions for writing, science at Weather Channel website Five years since graduating from the University of Delaware, Laura Dattaro is right where she belongs. Not playing the trumpet professionally, as she assumed she would be entering her freshman … Continue reading

December 8, 2012
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‘Disposable Heroes’

UD sociologist writes book about ‘betrayal’ of African American veterans For the University of Delaware’s Benjamin Fleury-Steiner, research for his new book Disposable Heroes: The Betrayal of African American Veterans was uncomfortable and disquieting. An associate professor of sociology, Fleury-Steiner … Continue reading

May 2, 2012
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Black Hole Caught Red-Handed in a Stellar Homicide

PASADENA, Calif. – Astronomers have gathered the most direct evidence yet of a supermassive black hole shredding a star that wandered too close. NASA’s Galaxy Evolution Explorer, a space-based observatory, and the Pan-STARRS1 telescope on the summit of Haleakala in … Continue reading

February 5, 2012
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Lecture or Listen: When Patients Waver on Meds

*According to a new analysis of hundreds of recorded office visits, doctors and nurse practitioners typically issued orders and asked closed or leading questions when talking to their HIV-positive patients about adherence to antiretroviral therapy. Attempts at problem-solving with patients … Continue reading

August 17, 2011
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Yahoo! Names Top Fantasy Football Cities – Green Bay No. 1

*Four Quarters, Four Screens: Catch Yahoo! Fantasy Football on TVs, Tablets, Mobile Phones and Computers* SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— Yahoo! named Green Bay — home to the reigning Super Bowl champions — the Official Yahoo! Sports Fantasy Football City of 2011, … Continue reading

June 16, 2011
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IBM Turns 100

*Chairman and CEO Samuel J. Palmisano Says Managing for the Long Term Will Drive Growth for Next 100 Years* ARMONK, N.Y., – 16 Jun 2011: IBM today is marking the 100th anniversary of its founding on June 16, 1911. To … Continue reading

July 13, 2010
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Microsoft and NASA Bring Mars Down to Earth Through the WorldWide Telescope

*Dramatic imagery from NASA Mars missions creates new user experiences in the Microsoft Research WorldWide Telescope.*   REDMOND, Wash. — Microsoft Research and NASA are providing an entirely new experience to users of the WorldWide Telescope, which will allow visitors … Continue reading