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Warm Welcome for Syrians in a Country About to Ban Them

CHICAGO — On Friday afternoon, a group of suburban synagogue members clustered at O’Hare International Airport, waiting to greet one of the last Syrian refugee families to be accepted in the United States, to give them the warmest possible welcome to a country that no longer wanted their kind. In ...

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Mosul escapees tell about their ordeal

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Mosul escapees tell about their ordeal Iraqi civilians who escaped from the Islamic State group stronghold of Mosul are given assistance by Iraqi forces as the assault on the IS bastioncontinues. Video provided by AFP ...

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What Sonic Black Holes Say About the Real Deal

In a 1972 lecture at the University of Oxford, a young physicist named William Unruh asked the audience to imagine a fish screaming as it plunges over a waterfall. The water falls so fast in this fictitious cascade that it exceeds the speed of sound at a certain point along ...

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What Climate Change Skeptics Aren’t Getting About Science

[embedded content] Isn’t it great when people get together to reasonably discuss ideas? Sadly, this recent BBC clip isn’t that. It features highlights of a climate change conversation between physicist Brian Cox and Australian politician Malcolm Roberts. Cox uses evidence to support the idea of global climate change, while Roberts denies ...

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