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Cassandra L. Rasmussen

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Challenging Cheating

From the Adam B. Wheeler case to the fraud that led to the stock market crash, dishonesty has been in ...

New Astrological Signs
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Last month, when astrologists reconfigured the 12 traditional zodiac signs, they were met with cries of outrage. After all, if ...

Fifteen Most Interesting

Johnny F. Bowman, Jr.

Johnny F. Bowman Jr. ’11 has worn many hats.

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'Tis the (In)Season

To many an undergraduate, the words “The Game” immediately bring to mind images of drinking, parties, and tailgates. But for ...

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Joining the Club . . . 200 Years Ago

Nowadays it’s impossible to walk past the Science Center without getting ambushed by representatives from an a cappella group or ...


Scientists Make New Black Hole Discovery

Generally, stars, planets, and particularly black holes are described in terms of billions of years, but researchers at NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory Center say they recently found a black hole formed only 30 years ago.

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The Ancient Art of Text in Adams

A capital “M” is the widest letter in the alphabet. The letter “e” is the most common letter in English.

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Reinventing the Wheel

Some say there’s no reinventing the wheel, but MIT researchers have taken it far beyond what the Sumerians likely envisioned.


A Class of Their Own

In the past, learning to navigate without the crutch of modern electronics was essential. This skill has not been lost ...