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Superconductivity secrets April 14 article thumbnailSuperconductivity secrets April 14. Professor Daniel Agterberg of the University of Wisconsin (UW) at Milwaukee will present "The Secrets of Superconductivity" at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, in Moulton Hall, room 214, as a part of the Spring 2015 Department of Physics Colloquium series. [Read the rest]
Poetry and drama under the stars of the Planetarium April 16 and 18 article thumbnailPoetry and drama under the stars of the Planetarium April 16 and 18. An evening of poetry and drama will be performed under the Planetarium stars beginning April 14. [Read the rest]
Improv Mafia to invade the Planetarium April 17-19 article thumbnailImprov Mafia to invade the Planetarium April 17-19. Members of Improv Mafia will perform Dudesical: Equinox, a series of improvised musicals sponsored by the Illinois State University Planetarium from April 17-19.  [Read the rest]
Reactions: Hidden crater earning the name Earhart article thumbnailReactions: Hidden crater earning the name Earhart. Scientists have discovered a new crater hidden beneath the surface of the moon. Tom Willmitch weighs in on how the crater was discovered and the hoops the Earhart crater faces to officially secure the name. [Read the rest]
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