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Fri, 2019-08-16 20:19
Her yıl depremlerden dolayı ortalama 1.000 kişinin hayatını kaybettiği, 2.000 kişinin yaralandığı, 7.000’den fazla binanın kullanılamaz duruma geldiği ülkemizde deprem hiçbir zaman sürpriz olmayacaktır.
Fri, 2019-08-16 09:58
To unleash the power of A.I., scientists and engineers need to find ways to redesign computers and memory so machines can learn better and faster.
Wed, 2019-08-14 11:38
CANcer Distributed Learning Environment is cross-cutting initiative of the Joint Design of Advanced Computing Solutions for Cancer.
Tue, 2019-08-13 18:10
The Paleontological Society is pleased to report the completion and signing of a joint Memorandum of Understanding with the National Park Service (NPS) and with the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. Although this MOU is potentially broad-reaching, one of its primary purposes is to enhance scientific efforts and stewardship of paleontological resources throughout the National Park System. The signing, which took place during a Government Affairs town hall meeting at the 2018 GSA Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, culminated a process led by Vincent Santucci, Senior Paleontologist and Paleontology Program Coordinator, to envision and develop the memorandum.  Signatories included Dave Steensen, Chief of the Geological Resources Division for the National Park Service; Bruce MacFadden, President of the Paleontological Society; and P. David Polly, Past-President of the Society for Vertebrate Paleontology, on behalf of President Emily Rayfield.  As part of the ceremony, both...
Tue, 2019-08-13 15:23
Tiegan Hobbs, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Seismic Risk Scientist, Temblor (@THobbsGeo) Sandwiched in the neighborhood of the 1960 M=9.5, 2010 M=8.8, 2015 M=8.3 and 1985 M=7.8 earthquakes, a M=6.8 earthquake went virtually unreported ...
Tue, 2019-08-13 12:20
Young people from the Oscar Cross Boys and Girls Club of Paducah participated in science, technology, engineering, and math activities.
Tue, 2019-08-13 12:00
Employees from EM Richland Operations Office contractor Mission Support Alliance (MSA) volunteer at local schools.
Mon, 2019-08-12 14:28
Learn more about efforts to develop America's vast offshore wind resources.
Mon, 2019-08-12 12:00
Learn about key facts related to wind turbines used in distributed applications.
Mon, 2019-08-12 09:49
The Paleontological Society recognizes the importance of educational and research practices that foster diversity and inclusion. We value the contribution of diverse opinions, strategies, and experiences at the sessions, short courses, and workshops that we sponsor at meetings of the Geological Society of America and the North American Paleontological Convention as they are an integral part to the advancement of our field. However, many of our colleagues who work extensively on inclusive educational and research practices might not qualify for research-based funding for conference travel from their home institutions. In addition, colleagues from groups underrepresented in paleontology, in a career transition (between undergrad and grad, grad to post-doc, post-doc to position), or in adjunct, teaching, museum, or part-time positions are often the most vulnerable and most likely to leave paleontology and science. It is crucial that we ensure that these members are able to attend and...

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