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15-year-old student racks up straight A’s at Illinois State article thumbnail15-year-old student racks up straight A’s at Illinois State. Now 15, Annabelle Shaffer has taken six classes and is planning to return for more in the fall 2015 semester. She’s earned straight A’s and made the Dean’s List in the spring 2015 semester. [Read the rest]
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]
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After all of the time spent in space, researchers are still learning new things about the effects of weightlessness on the human body. On the way, during our science show Uncommon Knowledge, Jay and Janet, with the help of a NASA astronaut, explain how one newly discovered problem could have repercussions for a planned trip to Mars.

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Report says British researchers should expand leadership roles in international projects
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