PHILADELPHIA — NASA has nominated three U.S. science teams to participate in the European Space Agency's planned Euclid mission, a space telescope designed to probe the mysteries of dark energy and dark matter and scheduled to launch in 2020.
PHILADELPHIA — For decades, researchers thought that blood plasma behaved like water. But, according to new research from the University of Pennsylvania and Saarland University in Germany, plasma is more elastic and viscous than water, and, like ketchup, its flow properties depend on the pressure it is under.
Many professors who embark on teaching a massive open online class, or MOOC, may be apprehensive about conveying their subject material to thousands.
The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Robert Ghrist of Math and Engineering “is spreading the gospel of calculus” to 48,000 students around the world.