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Pittsburgh Synergy gears up for the Solar Decathlon

Imagine a house powered by the sun: heating, cooling, cooking, everything. A team of CMU architects, designers, and various other majors are making this...

The SALT project adds dimension to astrophysics research

Once again, man is looking for answers to the origins of the universe in the very place archeologist believe the human race began 150,000 years ago. The...

How Things Work: Highway Barriers

You have somewhere to go. You jump in the car and maneuver onto the nearest interstate. Whatever your destination, the National Highway System has probably...

SciTech Briefs

Moonwalking brings on midlife crises In his book Moondust: In Search of the Men Who Fell to Earth, British journalist Andrew Smith tracks down the nine...

Test Your Knowledge: Light and Optics

Every substance produces a different color (wavelength) of light when burned. ??T??F True ? When a substance is burned it gives off a characteristic...

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