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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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ITHACA, NY — A high-profile climate modeler at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies will present “Climate Change: Picturing the Science” at Ithaca College on Monday, March 21. Part of the ...

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ITHACA, NY — On December 1, after five months of test flights, SOFIA — NASA’s newest and largest airborne astronomical observatory — completed a 10-hour flight that marked the project’s first mission devoted solely to gathering scientific data. A 17-ton telescope mounted in the fuselage of a modified 747 jumbo jet, SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared...

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