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How do Indoor Fireworks Work?

How do Indoor Fireworks Work?

🕔20:36, 30.Dec 2010

“Wow… this ain’t good,” Jack Russell commented, noting his surroundings as they became engulfed by flames. A tragedy unfolded over the next 5 minutes as the inferno ran its course, fueled by flammable polyurethane soundproofing and the wooden superstructure of

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How does the Pierson dining roof stay up?

How does the Pierson dining roof stay up?

🕔23:50, 1.Dec 2010

At a university known for majestic gothic architecture and soaring ceilings that give it the aura of Hogwarts, one dining hall stands out as a curious feat of architectural engineering. Pierson College’s dining hall is characteristically different from Yale’s other

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Graduate Students

Graduate Students

🕔22:20, 1.Dec 2010

Scientific research labs throughout Yale probe the frontiers of human knowledge. Graduate students are at the heart of this process. Every day, graduate students perform the experiments and analyses that eventually produce new discoveries. For graduate students, research is their

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Science goes up Prospect Street

Science goes up Prospect Street

🕔22:12, 1.Dec 2010

Editor’s Note: This is the second installment of a three-part series concerning the physical history of Science Hill at Yale. Look in the next issue for the conclusion! One hundred years ago, Science Hill was simply known as the Hillhouse

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Hidden Dangers Lurk on the Gridiron

Hidden Dangers Lurk on the Gridiron

🕔22:06, 1.Dec 2010

Coming off a near-perfect 2007 season that ended tragically with an upset by the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLII, New England quarterback Tom Brady was ready to reclaim the championship that had eluded him the year prior. However,

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Golf, Scientifically

Golf, Scientifically

🕔22:03, 1.Dec 2010

Professor Robert Grober was a postdoctoral researcher at the AT&T Bell Labs when he first put a sensor on a golf club. That was sixteen years ago. Today, his electronically enabled intelligent golf club, Sonic Golf, has revolutionized the way

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Akshay Gupta SY ’13

Akshay Gupta SY ’13

🕔21:51, 1.Dec 2010

Take a stroll around Saybrook one day and odds are you’ll run into one of its most beloved Saybrugians: Akshay Gupta SY ’13. Although many in the class of 2013 affectionately call him by his pet name, “The Gupta,” chances

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Avoid Boring People

Avoid Boring People

🕔21:36, 1.Dec 2010

If there is anything Nobel Laureate James D. Watson does not need to worry about, it is boring people. In his autobiography, Avoid Boring People, James D. Watson takes a stab at analyzing his younger days starting from his childhood

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83.4 cartoon: Nucleophile

83.4 cartoon: Nucleophile

🕔21:33, 1.Dec 2010 Read Full Article
Jerry M. Chow GRD ’10

Jerry M. Chow GRD ’10

🕔21:19, 1.Dec 2010

Quantum computers. When you first hear the term, it sounds like something out of science fiction. But quantum computers are very real for Jerry Chow, GRD ’10—he’s spent the last five years working on creating one, and after graduating this

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