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EarthTime visualizes human impact on the planet
Carnegie Mellon University and the World Economic Forum (WEF) jointly launched a new website to the public, EarthTime.org, on Earth Day, April 22, 2018.
The interactive website allows people to view images of the entire world and the visual impact that humans have made (and continue to make) on the planet. Images captured by NASA satellites cover a period from 1986 to 2016.SciTech | April 23, 2018
NBA Playoffs: Get ready for Cavs-Warriors, yet again
The NBA Playoffs are already underway! What is in store this year? Will anyone break the Cavs-Warriors finals? Or, will the two teams meet for the fourth time in a row (Warriors lead the “championship series” 2-1)? Can the Rockets finally break through? Here are The Tartan’s NBA Playoffs Predictions.
Eastern ConferenceSports | April 16, 2018
Three Minute Thesis competition won by English PhD student
Carnegie Mellon University held its fifth annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Championship last Tuesday, April 10, at Kresge Theater. The competition challenges PhD students to orally present their thesis in three minutes in a way that is clear and interesting to a non-expert audience. Prizes of $3,000, $2,000, and $1,000 are awarded to the first, second, and third place winners, decided by a panel o...News | April 16, 2018
The Annihilation of Asian Representation
What does Natalie Portman have in common with Mickey Rooney, Tilda Swinton, and Scarlett Johansson?
These actors, all of whom are white, have acted in film as characters who are of Asian descent, or who are of Asian descent in the original iteration of the character.Pillbox | April 9, 2018
Autumn Hair jumps toward CMU track & field success
Fresh off competing at Carnegie Mellon University’s annual Quad meet, junior Autumn Hair is ready to finish the last four weeks of the track and field season.Sports | April 9, 2018