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Rapid Changes in Lovejoy Comet’s Tail Observed

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A team of astronomy researchers from Stony Brook University, the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, and Tsuru University are the first to reveal clear details about the rapidly changing plasma tail of the comet C/2013 R1 (Lovejoy). The observation and details behind the discovery are published in a paper in the March 2015 edition of the Astronomical Journal.

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Tax Season: GW Experts Available

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Two Texas Tech Nutritional Sciences Professors Receive National Awards

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The American Society for Nutrition recognized Dr. Nikhil Dhurandar and Naima Moustaid-Moussa, professors in Texas Tech University's Department of Nutritional Sciences, for their research in obesity.

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ORNL Microscopy Directly Images Problematic Lithium Dendrites in Batteries

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Scientists have captured the first real-time nanoscale images of lithium dendrite structures known to degrade lithium-ion batteries.

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Hydrogels that Mimic Cartilage, Repurposing Crippled Spacecraft, Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation and The Reflections of a Physicist Congressman

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The following articles are freely available online from Physics Today (www.physicstoday.org), the world's most influential and closely followed magazine devoted to physics and the physical science community.

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ASA Files Amicus Brief With Supreme Court in Support of Marriage Equality

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The American Sociological Association (ASA) filed an amicus curiae brief yesterday with the Supreme Court of the United States in the same-sex marriage cases currently pending before the court. The ASA’s brief highlights the social science consensus that children raised by same-sex parents fare just as well as children raised by different-sex parents.

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National Economy Is Best Predictor of Job Satisfaction

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The national gross domestic product (GDP) is a stronger predictor of job satisfaction than workers' personal or job-related characteristics, reports the March Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).