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...first eight-point game in 23 years, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Chicago Blackhawks 8-4.2013 - California Institute of Technology's baseball team ends a 228-game losing streak with a 9-7 victory against Pacifica, the Beavers...
Universe ages 80M years; Big Bang gets clearer

...understand by a tiny amount.""It's a big pat on the back for our understanding of the universe," California Institute of Technology physicist Sean Carroll, who was not involved in the project, told The Associated Press. "In terms of...
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Lake stars and windshield cracks now forming over Alaska

...the only paper in existence on lake stars. Tsai, a geophysicist with the Seismological Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology, developed a mathematical model to explain how the stars form. He recently gave a less technical description...
Seeker of extraterrestrials to speak

Esteemed radio astronomy research scientist Seth Shostak will visit the University of Alaska Southeast's Egan Library at 7 p.m. tonight to discuss the ways science is being used to search for signs of extraterrestrial life.
Economics Nobelist accepts UAA position

...the year he will spend at UAA, Gorsuch said. Smith received a degree in electrical engineering from the California Institute of Technology in 1949, then switched to economics, earning a master's degree from the University of Kansas, before...
Deadline to enter Siemens competition is Monday

...The competition was established in 1998.Editor's note: This article has been changed to reflect the California Institute of Technology will be one of the six universities judging the competition.
NASA's mission about to change

...signals from other planetary systems. Gerald M. Smith worked at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the California Institute of Technology from 1962 to 1997. He received the Distinguished Service Medal from NASA in 1996.
Astronomers find 18 planet-sized objects in distant star field

...never before been detected, are failed stars or planets without a sun, said Maria Rosa Zapatero Osorio of California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, Calif. "Everybody agrees with our mass determination of these objects, but what we should...
New studies put potential megaquake closer to Seattle

...quake, the heavier the damage in Seattle, said Thomas Heaton, professor of engineering seismology at California Institute of Technology. Heaton, who was not involved in the study, conducted computer simulations that show the city's tall...
State wants lawsuit on Bush police protection thrown out

...the same or a greater effort for the rural, off-road communities than it was for others. He noted one California Institute of Technology professor's analysis that showed troopers spent about 35 minutes per person in the 165 villages at issue...


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