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Month: September 2016

Elon Musk’s Plan: Get Humans to Mars, and Beyond

“We’re going to need something quite large to do that,” Mr. Musk said. It would take 40 years to a century before the city on Mars became self-sufficient, he said. The mood at the conference was almost as giddy as a rock concert or the launch of a new Apple product, with people lining up […]

Important lesson for teachers: Parents aren’t the enemy, UW study shows

A disconnect between the life experiences of young teachers and the students they serve is little addressed in training programs but widely known. At the UW, one education professor experimented on ways to improve those relations. Teacher-training schools have long been punching bags for those unhappy with public education and its results. Some critics complain […]

Amanda Knox talks on Good Morning America about new Netflix documentary

It has been more than a year since Amanda Knox was exonerated in the murder of her British roommate Meredith Kercher, but the infamous trial is once again in the spotlight thanks to a new Netflix documentary. Knox appeared on Good Morning America to promote the special on Thursday, and acknowledged the fact that despite […]

World’s oldest station hosts Steve Reich’s Different Trains concert – BBC News

Media captionDifferent Trains at Edge Hill station – Steve Reich, the London Contemporary Orchestra and Sound Intermedia The world’s oldest active train station has hosted a live performance of composer Steve Reich’s Different Trains, as real trains rumbled past. Reich’s Grammy-winning 1988 work was performed at Edge Hill station, with passenger trains rolling in and […]

Pakistani, Indian troops clash, 2 die

Two Pakistani soldiers were killed after clashes with Indian troops on the de-facto border between the two countries, Pakistan’s military said Thursday. The Indian army said it had conducted “surgical attacks” in the disputed region to foil a “terrorist attack,” according to India’s Director General of Military Operations. But Pakistan insisted that no incursion had […]

International Seismic Application Technology and JMG Consultants Inc….

“It’s a logical move that is already creating significant demand from customers who want improved access to engineering, components, and shorter lead times.” Nick Ciminello PE, Regional Manager Bronx, New York (PRWEB) September 30, 2016 Today, International Seismic Application Technology (ISAT) an engineered seismic provider specializing in seismic design for nonstructural components proudly announced […]

SIUE Political Scientists Study Mobilization of College Students in…

Ken Moffett, SIUE associate professor of political science. Edwardsville, Ill. (PRWEB) September 29, 2016 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville political science associate professors Ken Moffett and Laurie Rice have authored “Web 2.0 and the Political Mobilization of College Students” just in time for the stretch run in this year’s political races. Faculty members in SIUE’s […]

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