Weekend SkyWatcher’s Forecast: July 10-12, 2009
As an object of scientific study, in 1987, the first millisecond pulsar was discovered within M4, which turned out to be ten times faster than the Crab Nebula ... Although this rather ordinary looking 4th magnitude star appears to be nothing special ...
Is Iran the Fourth Reich?
Is Iran the Fourth Reich ... U.S. presidents met three times with Stalin, three with the Butcher of Budapest, once with Chairman Mao. Compared to these fellows, Hussein Rouhani looks like Ramsey Clark. Query: If Iran has the scientific and industrial ...
Balance of (Nuclear) Power
Note: This lesson was originally published on an older version of The Learning Network; the link to the related Times article will take you to a ... and Benchmarks for K-12 Education; 3rd and 4th Editions and have been provided courtesy of the Mid ...
Consensus abroad: U.S. still top world power
The Chinese Academy of Social Science's Comprehensive National Power index — which weighs natural resources, population demographics, and military, scientific and economic ... The U.S. placed fourth after Norway, Australia and the Netherlands.
Teachers Respond to the Crisis in Japan
Teaching ideas based on New York Times content. On the Japan posts we’ve put up this ... do to help people in Japan based on their life situation. From Diane Reid, a fourth-grade teacher: Pearl S. Buck wrote a great children’s book, “The Big Wave.”