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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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March 24, 2011
In today's Academic Minute, Buffalo State College's Dwight Hennessy reveals that while cultures around the globe are often drastically different, the psychology of driving often transcends cultural divides. Hennessy is an associate professor of psychology at the State University of New York's College at Buffalo. Find out more about him here.
March 23, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Union Graduate College's Michele Paludi describes what is being done to identify and curb all forms of campus violence. Paludi is a professor in the graduate college’s School of Management, where she teaches courses on psychology and gender.
March 22, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Washington and Lee University's Claudette Artwick of explores the traditional media’s evolving use of social media. Artwick is an associate professor of journalism and mass communication at Washington and Lee. Find out more about her here.
March 21, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, John Mutter of Columbia University’s Earth Institute discusses why, in the wake of a natural disaster, the poor often face a unique set of challenges to survival and recovery. Mutter is a professor of international and public affairs at Columbia, and founded the Katrina Deceased Victims List and the Bamboo Bike Project. Find out more about him here.
March 18, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Monmouth University's Joseph Reynolds of Monmouth University explains the increase in coastal wildlife activity that accompanies the onset of spring. Reynolds is an instructor of geography at Monmouth, in New Jersey.