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ITHACA, NY — Dante Lauretta — professor of planetary science at the University of Arizona and principal investigator of NASA’s first mission to bring back asteroid samples for study and analysis—will visit Ithaca College on Thursday, Sept. 13, to give an overview of the project. Free and open to the public, the talk will begin at noon in the Center for Natural Sciences...

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 ITHACA, NY — What do you get when you cross an Ithaca College experiment in quantum levitation with Comedy Central? In the case of the “Colbert Report,” you get a cup of ice cream suspended in mid-air.

Associate Professor of Physics Matthew C. Sullivan was featured on the November 9 episode of the show, helping host...

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 ITHACA, NY — Time lapse photography and video shot by an Ithaca College faculty member will be seen in an upcoming episode of “Fabric of the Cosmos,” a four-part series for “Nova” being aired by PBS. Tom Nicholson, an associate professor of television-radio in the Roy H. Park School...

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 ITHACA, NY — According to a 2007 Business-Higher Education Forum report, there will be a shortfall of more than 280,000 math and science teachers nationwide by 2015. This negative impact on the ability of American students to think critically in science, technology, engineering and math will be felt most in high-needs school districts. To answer this challenge, five faculty members...

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 ITHACA, NY — Beth Ellen Clark, associate professor and chair of the physics department at Ithaca College, has received a $2.7 million grant from NASA to support her participation in the first U.S. mission to bring samples of an asteroid back to the Earth for study and analysis. Named OSIRIS-REx (Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security-Regolith Explorer),...

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