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Researchers examine galactic formation and evolution

Last Tuesday, as a part of Bennett-McWilliams Lecture, theoretical astrophysicist Lars Hernquist gave a lecture on galaxy assembly and evolution.

Smart phone cameras aid infrastructural data collecton

Christoph Mertz, principal project scientist at Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute, is researching how smartphones can be used more efficiently inspect road infrastructure.

Apple prioritizes its users’ privacy over national security

Student Pugwash is a non-advocacy, educational organization that discusses the implications of science. This article is a summary of last week’s discussion on privacy rights.

Wristwatches utilize complex machinery & artisan design

This week's How Things Work discusses the complexity of watchmaking.

SciTech Briefs

This week's SciTech Briefs cover micro-scale engines, spider-bots, metamaterials, Portugal storks, and stem cells repairing corneal tissue and cartilage.

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