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April 16, 2014
What is left after a star explodes and dies? The answer is a neutron star. In today’s Academic Minute, McGill University's Victoria Kaspi discusses the structure of a specific type of neutron star called a magnetar.
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In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Pittsburgh's Bard Ermentrout explains what the colorful patterns on a seashell can reveal about the evolutionary history of the creature that created it.
February 10, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of North Florida's Chris Gabbard examines how the academic spectrum can be enriched through the addition of disability studies programs.
February 9, 2012
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February 8, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Northern Colorado's Michael Mills explores the study of semiotics in today’s multicultural environment.
February 7, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Texas at Austin's Elizabeth Gershoff explores long-term outcomes among children subjected to spanking.