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WCS Teacher Selected as NASA Teaching Fellow Gidget Watson, 5th grade science teacher at Wichita Collegiate School, has been selected by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration as a Fellow in the Endeavor Science Teaching Certificate Project....
Imperial Valley Press StaffFew commented on the federal government’s plan to create a solar zone in Imperial County. However, a big concern among residents at a meeting Monday was the economic impact a utility-scale solar project could have on the area. The Bureau of...
TribLocal - Downers Grove » NewsDOWNERS GROVE, Ill. (AP) â The Illinois Tollway and Argonne National Laboratory have announced a three-year partnership to study and develop energy-efficient technologies. Argonne scientists …...
TribLocal - Des Plaines » NewsA team of Maine South students is headed to the national competition after winning a regional contest for having the wackiest, most complex machine that …...
TribLocal - EvanstonEVANSTON, Ill. — Researchers at Northwestern University have placed nanocrystals of rock salt into lead telluride, creating a material that can harness electricity from heat-generating …...
Tribune staff reporterA chill in the air this time of year seems to bring that all-too-familiar scratch in the throat and tickle in the nose, and that's what makes the work two scientists achieved at Argonne National Laboratory a little timely, a little intriguing and a little...
Dear Tom, I was wondering where the 1976 Lemont tornado started and ended? —Jayson from Darien Dear Jayson, The Lemont tornado occurred June 13, 1976, on a stifling hot Sunday afternoon when a violent thunderstorm developed as a cooling lake...
KickingTiresCurrently, the lithium-ion battery is the most effective battery composition and the one being deployed by automakers in the Toyota Prius, Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf. It provides the most energy while taking the least amount of space. However,...
KickingTiresThe U.S. Department of Energy???s Argonne National Laboratory outside of Chicago is synonymous with the rise of nuclear power in the last century, but it's currently improving a technology that could already be sitting in your garage: the diesel engine......
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Staff reporterWe name the best (and worst) books of 2006 with Ron Grossman, top features writer for the Chicago Tribune, and Joe Morris, a frequent guest on Extension 720 and a partner in the Morris and De La Rosa law firm. (12/27/06) Books of the Year (75:29) Four...
Metromix.comI consider myself an outdoorsy kind of guy -- kinda sporty and rugged. Which is complete fiction these days. My second child is 8 months old, we recently bought a house, my main outlet for being sporty and rugged lately is browsing sporty stuff at...
WGN-TV Reporter25-miles Southwest of Chicago, at Argonne National Laboratory...research engineers are figuring out what kind of car you'll likely be driving soon. "So that's the future. That' a plug-in hybrid." Argonne's Advanced Powertrain Research Facility is part...
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