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  • Chinese Baseball

    Last Aug., Bruce Wang Yang — a catcher from the MLB’s development center in Nanjing, China — became the fourth Chinese player to be drafted by an American major league baseball team. Wang was signed to a Philadelphia Phillies affiliate in Clearwater, Florida. “Developing international players is very important to the Phillies, and the DC’s [development coaches] in China are doing a tremendous job ...

    Sports | February 4, 2019
  • In Twitter's love for 'Big Cow,' echoes of the 19th century

    Last week, a controversy embroiled the internet that resulted in thousands of tweets, multiple articles, and a bitter feud between The Guardian and The Washington Post. The source of all this tension?

    SciTech | December 3, 2018
  • Physics professor receives grant to study light pollution with drones

    When was the last time you saw the Milky Way? Many decades ago, the vast trail of stars, planets, and nebulae making up our galaxy could be seen from almost anywhere, even urban centers. But nowadays, this view of the night sky is increasingly uncommon: for 80 percent of Americans, the Milky Way is almost totally obscured.

    SciTech | October 1, 2018