Betelgeuse: Ticking Time Bomb?

Betelgeuse: Ticking Time Bomb?

Predictions that Betelgeuse might undergo a supernova in the near future have led to mass speculation about the impact of such an event on Earth.

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Ears: The New Fingerprints?

Ears: The New Fingerprints?

Could ears be more accurate biometric identification tools than fingerprints?

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Behind the Power to be Limitless

Behind the Power to be Limitless

The new movie “Limitless” brings up the age-old question: how much of our brain can we access?

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Secrets of the Eiffel Tower

Secrets of the Eiffel Tower

A new computer simulation program demonstrates why the Eiffel Tower is still standing after over one hundred years.

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David Kohn TC ‘11

David Kohn TC ‘11

In his time at Yale, David Kohn TC ’12 has developed a new method for thin-film deposition of electrodes, even taking a year off to work full-time on this project.

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Life on the Frontier: Joe Greenberg, B.S. ’83

Life on the Frontier: Joe Greenberg, B.S. ’83

Joe Greenberg ’83 graduated with a degree in Geology and Geophysics and is now the president of the Alta Resources LLC, a company on the frontier of the oil and gas industry.

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How I Killed Pluto

How I Killed Pluto

Caltech astronomer Mike Brown recounts his role in the demise of Pluto in his fascinating new book, How I Killed Pluto and Why it Had it Coming.

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84.3 cartoon

84.3 cartoon

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Can Laughter be Therapeutic?

Can Laughter be Therapeutic?

Neuroscientific research is revealing the ways in which laughter may really be an effective medicine.

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What Causes the Red Eye Effect?

What Causes the Red Eye Effect?

An explanation of the pesky red-eye effect in photography and tips to avoid it.

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