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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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January 18, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville reveals why musical silence is just as important to a composition as the notes themselves.
January 17, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Texas at Austin's Julia Mickenberg discusses how the political climate of the 20th century influenced children’s literature.
January 16, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Johns Hopkins University's Rebecca Murphy explores how decades of pollution control efforts are paying off for the Chesapeake Bay.
January 13, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Middlebury College's William Poulin-Deltour examines how divergent cultural roots created different ideas of community in the United States and France.
January 12, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Glasgow's Christopher Berry examines the global economic climate in light of Adam Smith’s views on economics and the social good.