California Institute of Technology

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Name: California Institute of Technology
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Monster Hawaii Telescope Construction Begins

The construction phase of the world’s biggest optical telescope has begun atop Mauna Kea, Hawaii.Final approval by the Hawaii Board of Land and Natural Resources for a sublease on July 25 has green-lighted building work for the Thirty Meter Telescope ... [Published Discovery Channel - 26 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Colleges that offer the best bang for your tuition buck

Money.com has ranked the best colleges for your money and the schools with the highest rankings may surprise you.Some of the top Ivy League schools made it into the top 10, as well as some lesser-known liberal arts colleges (Claremont McKenna College ... [Published Fortune - 2 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Romanian students design earthquake indestructible building model

A group of Romanian students from the Technical University in Cluj (UTC) won first place in the 2014 Undergraduate Seismic Design Competition held by Earthquake Engineering Research Institute in Anchorage, Alaska, on July 25.They went into the contest ... [Published Romania Business Insider - 11 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Bring back error correction, say Danish 'net boffins

Boost IT visibility and business valueResearchers from Denmark's Aalborg university are claiming that Internet could move traffic five times or more faster than it does today. The downside? Doing away with how TCP/IP currently functions.In this announcement ... [Published The Register - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

'Nerve centre for appetite control'

Scientists have discovered a central hub of brain cells that may put the brakes on a desire to eat, a study in mice shows.And switching on these neurons can stop feeding immediately, according to the Nature Neurosciences report.Researchers say the findings ... [Published BBC - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

At 16, this Gujarati boy holds three college degrees in US

VADODARA: At first sight, Maadhav Shah looks just like any other 16-year-old. But this teenager, having his roots in Gujarat, has emerged a prodigy in United States. This brain champ from Sacramento in California already has three college degrees to his ... [Published Times of India - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Situation gets hackathoner to make ‘riot warning’ app

Though rockets are flying around Israeli skies, 20 Jewish students from top universities and corporations around the world have traveled to Israel for a 10-week internship at large tech companies like Checkpoint, Google and PayPal, as well as at start-ups –and ... [Published The Times Of Israel - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Success, Ability, and all that

I came across this nice  discussion at LessWrong which is similar to my old post Success vs Ability . The illustration below shows why even a very strong predictor of outcome is seldom able to pick out the very top performer: e.g., taller people are ... [Published Information Processing - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Listen

I finally made it to the “Vinyl Atbp.Record Bazaar” last July 12 organized by Hyperaudio’s Rene Rivo. It was actually the fourth staging of this highly successful vinyl bazaar where even the most rare or sought-after long-playing and 45 records were on ... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 3 reports

IPO Names Top 100 Patenting Universities

The Intellectual Property Owners (IPO) recently published a list of the top 100 universities worldwide granted patents in 2013.  As reported in the IP Record, these universities are:(foreign universities in bold )62% of these universities are U.S. universities, ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

'Outspoken' Caltech scientist wins 2014 Gemant Award

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 24-Jul-2014WASHINGTON D.C., July 24, 2014 – The American Institute of Physics (AIP) today announced that Sean Carroll, a physicist at the California Institute of Technology, is the winner of the 2014 Andrew Gemant Award, an annual ... [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 5 reports

'Comb on a Chip' Powers New NIST/Caltech Atomic Clock Design

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have demonstrated a new design for an atomic clock that is based on a chip-scale frequency comb, or a microcomb.The microcomb clock, ... [Published Sensors WorldLink - Jul 23 2014]

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"It has been an amazing journey for TMT, from idea to shovel-ready project" said Henry Yang, TIO Board Chair and Chancellor of the University of California Santa Barbara...
Maadhav is also among the .03% of students who have scored a perfect 2,400 in their SATs this year. "When I saw the score, I checked it more than once to make sure it was my name and my email with it" said an elated Maadhav, son of an electronics engineer from Vadodara Kaushal Shah
Prof Anderson said: "These cells represent the first well-defined hub that inhibits feeding in the brain."
...bigger horsepower every year," said Charles Barber, president of Caruthers Pump south of Fresno, who has customers on a three-month waiting list. "We've lost 30 feet of groundwater in a year in some places. We keep that up for 10 years and we won't be farming like this anymore."

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Success, Ability, and all that [Published Information Processing - Jul 27 2014]
I came across this nice  discussion at LessWrong which is similar to my old post Success vs Ability . The illustration below shows why even a very strong predictor of outcome is seldom able to pick out the very top performer: e.g., taller people are ...
Longtime 3QD Friend Sean Carroll Wins 2014 Gema... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 26 2014]
Congratulations, Sean! Jason Socrates Bardi at the American Institute of Physics website: The American Institute of Physics (AIP) today announced that  Sean Carroll , a physicist at the California Institute of Technology, is the winner of the  2014 ...
[tt] NYT: More Eyes on the Skies [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 25 2014]
More Eyes on the Skies http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/22/science/space/more-eyes-on-the-skies.html By DENNIS OVERBYEThe future, it is often said, belongs to those who plan for it. Andastronomers have been busy working the proverbial smoke-filled room ...
[tt] NS 2978: White holes: Hunting the other si... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 25 2014]
NS 2978: White holes: Hunting the other side of a black hole http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329780.600-white-holes-hunting-the-other-side-of-a-black-hole.html * 20 July 2014 by Katia MoskvitchKatia Moskvitch is a science writer in LondonForget ...
IPO Names Top 100 Patenting Universities [Published Patent Docs - Jul 25 2014]
By Kevin E. Noonan -- The Intellectual Property Owners (IPO) recently published a list of the top 100 universities worldwide granted patents in 2013. As reported in the IP Record, these universities are: (foreign universities in bold) 62% of these universities ...
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