Michael Setzer Contributing Editor

Class of 2014


  • SciTech Briefs

    Conference will vote on abolishing the leap second

    The leap second, a single second added to most years to keep UTC (Coordinated Universal Time) in step with the planet’s fairly complicated orbit time, may soon be abolished. A World Radiocommunication Conference held in Geneva, Switzerland, will vote in January on whether or not to pull our clock out of sync with the sun’s location.

    SciTech | November 14, 2011
  • Possible fix for abandoned wells

    Since the onset of Marcellus Shale drilling several years ago, much of Pennsylvania has been environmentally or economically affected. The sedimentary rock formation found thousands of feet under the Earth’s surface is one of the largest shale resources in the country. In accordance with the drilling, two Carnegie Mellon researchers presented a policy analysis discussing the dangers of abandoned g...

    SciTech | November 7, 2011
  • Campus News in Brief

    Pausch Bridge light shows designed by students, dean

    The Randy Pausch Memorial Bridge showcased student-developed lighting designs, as well as a light show by School of Computer Science Dean Randal E. Bryant, last Thursday as part of Cèilidh Weekend.

    The four student teams’ light shows will continue to be exhibited on the bridge for many months.

    News | October 31, 2011
  • School of Architecture students construct the future of the Fence

    Second-year students in Carnegie Mellon’s School of Architecture are currently building a substantial structure that is meant to act as a shelter at the Fence. This structure is slated to be completed on Monday. The second-year studio project, which started at the beginning of the semester, aims to teach collaboration, construction, and environmentally friendly practices.

    News | October 10, 2011

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