PHILADELPHIA –- A new instrument designed, built and operated by a collaboration including University of Pennsylvania astronomer James Aguirre and scientists at the California Institute of Technology, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the University of Colorado and Japan's Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, is helping to open new views on a vital epoch of star formation in the early universe, using a convenient natural phenomenon called gravitatio
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Johnny Irizarry of La Casa Latina comments on a broadcaster’s involvement with the Latino community.
C. Brian Rose of Penn Museum gives U.S. troops a lesson on ancient artifacts and cultural sensitivity.
Horse-Dragon and Colossal Iguana: Penn Grad Student, Others Identify New Beaked Herbivorous Dinosaurs
PHILADELPHIA – Paleontologists from the University of Pennsylvania and the Utah Geological Survey have described two skeletons representing two new species of beaked herbivorous dinosaurs, known as iguanodonts, from Utah. The new dinosaurs were preserved in rocks dating to the Early Cretaceous Epoch, ~145.5 – 99.6 million years ago. The new specimens help illuminate the natural history of North American iguanodonts.
PHILADELPHIA – Two University of Pennsylvania seniors, Kristin Hall and GJ Melendez-Torres, have won Marshall Scholarships.
Penn School of Social Policy & Practice Explores Venezuelan Slums With “Barrios, Vol. 1” Photo Exhibit
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice’s Master of Science in Social Policy program will host a photographic exhibit, “Barrios, Vol. 1,”’ and a panel discussion on Thursday, Dec. 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. at La Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St.
Carlos Beltrán, a journalist, documented the everyday lives of children and families in the poorest neighborhoods in Caracas, the capital of Venezuela, for six months.
David Thornburgh of the Fels Institute of Government in the School of Arts and Sciences comments on a study conducted on the Philadelphia Free Library system.