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Dark Matter Researched through Computer Simulation of 8 Million Universes

September 1, 2019

Scientists conducted a computer simulation of 8 million universes to understand dark matter, the University of Arizona (UA) website announced. The team of UA researchers were testing how each universe would form and what role dark matter would play in galaxy formation. Here’s what science knows about dark matter. […]

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The Great Courses Learning Paths—Math

July 11, 2019

Discover just how accessible and useful math can be! With this selection of courses, you will dive deep into the marvelous world of mathematics and uncover the tips, tricks, and strategies that teachers and mathematicians use to tackle a wide array of problems. […]

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Health And Fitness

Treating Mental Illness as a Society

May 10, 2019

When it comes to treating mental illness, people have many options, including medication and talk therapy. Unfortunately, though, due to the stigmatization of mental illness, many individuals do not seek out treatment. Discover what it would take to address mental illness not just on an individual level, but on a societal one. […]

Health And Fitness

The Devastating Trend of Concussions in American Football

April 29, 2019

Concussions in American football have occurred at an alarming rate, unleashing a devastating impact. About 3.8 million traumatic brain injuries occur yearly in the United States—they are mostly “so-called mild” injuries like concussions. Up to 5.3 million Americans are living with disabilities related to these injuries. […]

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47,000 U.S. Bridges Classified As “Structurally Deficient”

April 11, 2019

A new report by a Washington, D.C.-based group says over 47,000 bridges across the country need repairs, according to an article by NPR. The group, The American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), estimates an 80-year timeline to fix all the bridges. But the construction and deterioration of bridges are complex matters. […]

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The Great Courses Learning Paths—Econ and Finance

March 18, 2019

We all have financial goals and achieving them requires a solid understanding of how money works. With this series of finance and economics courses, you can discover what it takes to navigate volatile markets, understand the impact of the global economy, and learn how to cope with uncertainty—all of which can help you avoid expensive mistakes. […]

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Professor's Perspective

Reskilling Over a Lifetime: Learning New Skills as We Age

August 20, 2018

“Reskilling” is the act of learning a new trade or employable skill, usually in middle-age or older. Professor Timothy Taylor discusses the options available for people in the US and world looking for a future in a new profession. […]

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