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Dr. Rusty Towell, professor of engineering and physics at Abilene Christian University (ACU), hopes to change the way nuclear power is understood by the public. Over the next five years, Towell and his team of 30 people will study molten salt reactors in the school’s Nuclear Energy eXperimental Testing (NEXT) lab. Dr. Rusty Towell Through the Department of Energy, ACU applied to build and run a reactor. This would make
A new government report examining the sector's impact on veterans comes amid growing pressure to limit how for-profits use those funds.
‘Ruthlessly systematic’ research achieves qubit communication 200 times faster than ever beforeAn Australian research team led by the renowned quantum physicist Prof Michelle Simmons has announced a major breakthrough in quantum computing, which researchers hope could lead to much greater computing power within a decade.Simmons, a former Australian of the Year, and her team at the University of New South Wales announced in a paper published in Nature journal on
There is a troubling narrative that is circulating concerning teachers and education reform. This narrative asserts that a vast majority of teachers across the U.S. are opposed to education reform. This could not be further from the truth. We welcome well thought out reforms that help us to educate our students better. When it comes to initiatives like Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards, most teachers don’t oppose
Historian of modern China, cut off from his roots, who rued the rise of the military and the Communist conquestThe early life of the historian Jerome Ch’en, who has died aged 99, ran in parallel with the upheavals in modern China that he went on to document. Once dynastic rule collapsed after 1911, the warlord period (1916-28) was followed by the Japanese invasion (1931-45) and the civil war.By the end
A district tech director details five ways to use professional development to improve success rates when implementing student safety platforms.
The Innovative Assessment Demonstration Authority program lifts some federal requirements related to student testing and encourages models that give teachers more useful data on student learning.
Researchers suggest when making funding decisions about centers, it’s important to collect more accurate data about quality.
Educators can impact a child's likelihood of future success by using strategies that teach self-control and problem-solving, researchers say.
I’m white. I’m middle class. My outer body matches my inner gender. I’ve read dozens and dozens of books filled with characters I can relate to: white, middle class females. I’ve also read many novels that have stretched my mind, opened my heart and shown me what it’s like to live in someone else’s world. I dare say that the vast majority of the stories that stick with me are