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Chemnitz Protests Show New Strength of Germany’s Far Right

Chemnitz Protests Show New Strength of Germany’s Far Right Video Violent demonstrations against refugees have featured a chant that translates to English as “we are the people.”Published OnAug. 30, 2018CreditCreditImage by Jens Meyer/Associated Press By Katrin Bennhold Aug. 30, 2018 CHEMNITZ, Germany — Waving German flags, with some flashing Nazi ...

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How to Show That the Earth Orbits the Sun

One of my favorite classes to teach is Physics for Elementary Education. It’s a physics class designed to address the needs of future elementary school teachers—grades 1 through 6 or so. To guide the class, I’ve been using a version of Next Gen Physical Science and Everyday Thinking for a ...

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Space Photos of the Week: Juno Helps Jupiter Show Off Its Stripes

The Juno spacecraft took this close-up photo of Jupiter’s temperate belts during its latest orbit on February 7. Jupiter is known for these stripes, which are actually separations in the atmosphere caused by weather patterns and variations in chemical composition. The spacecraft was only 5,000 miles above the cloud tops ...

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George Weah Wins Liberia’s Presidency, Unofficial Results Show

Advertisement MONROVIA, Liberia — For decades, Liberia has waited through war and strongmen for a peaceful democratic transfer of power. On Thursday, as the last ballots in a presidential election were being tallied, that appeared to be on the verge of happening. Unofficial elections returns showed that George Weah, a ...

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What Good Is a Supercomputer If It Can’t Show Off?

In Tampa, the conference center’s roof leaked. In Austin, the airport flooded. In Reno, conference organizers had to wait until a motorcycle rally was over before they could do some setup. During preparation for the SC Conference, a supercomputing meeting, there’s always something getting in the way of networking. But ...

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Review: Amazon Echo Show

Every morning, as I survey the landscape of jeans and blue gingham shirts in my dresser, I ask Alexa about the weather. One day last week, as my virtual assistant chirped out of Amazon’s new Echo Show smart speaker, I noticed the voice sounded muffled. I walked into the kitchen and ...

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