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March 14, 2014
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Quantenchaos in ultrakalten Gasen entdeckt

Auch einfache Systeme wie neutrale Atome können chaotisches Verhalten zeigen. Das hat ein Team um Physikerin Francesca Ferlaino mit Hilfe der Quantenmechanik entdeckt. Die in der Fachzeitschrift Nature veröffentlichte, bahnbrechende Forschungsarbeit eröffnet neue Wege, die Wechselwirkung von Quantenteilchen zu betrachten. … Continue reading

August 10, 2013
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Obama on NSA, Russia and others (Press Conference, 9 August 2013)

The White House Office of the Press Secretary THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. Please have a seat. Over the past few weeks, I’ve been talking about what I believe should be our number-one priority as a country — building a … Continue reading

July 27, 2012
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Terrorism and the Olympics By-the-Numbers: Analysis from UMD-based START

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – History offers a warning, but no clear pattern on the true risk of terrorism at the Olympic Games, concludes a new report by the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) … Continue reading

January 31, 2012
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Five U.S. Urban Counties Lead ‘Terror Hot Spots’ List, but Rural Areas Not Exempt: Research

*N.Y., L.A., Miami, San Francisco, D.C. Top List; Maricopa, Ariz. Rising* COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Nearly a third of all terrorist attacks from 1970 to 2008 occurred in just five metropolitan U.S. counties, but events continue to occur in rural … Continue reading

December 11, 2011
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Growing U.S. Violent Extremism – Facts on the Ground: UMD Database

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Over the past decade, attacks and plots by homegrown terrorists in the United States have increased, the work of extremists from across the political spectrum – roughly 40 percent of it by so-called ‘lone wolf,’ non-aligned … Continue reading

May 2, 2011
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Bin Laden’s Attacks Among the Most Lethal: UMD Study

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Under Osama bin Laden’s leadership, al Qa’ida has been one of the most lethal terrorist organization in the world, responsible for more than 10,000 deaths and injuries in a dozen years – finds a new analysis … Continue reading

February 11, 2011
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IBM Announces Eight Universities Contributing to the Watson Computing System’s Development

ARMONK, N.Y. – 11 Feb 2011: IBM today announced that eight universities are collaborating with IBM Researchers to advance the Question Answering (QA) technology behind the “Watson” computing system, which will compete against humans on the quiz show, Jeopardy!, airing … Continue reading

July 9, 2010
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‘Rise in New Terror Groups Globally, Fewer Coordinated Attacks’

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The deadly, coordinated terror strikes in London five years ago – the 7/7 transit attacks – reflect emerging global trends, reports the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), based at … Continue reading