Latest Stories in September
NYU to Host Slave Routes: Resistance, Abolition, and Creative Progress, Oct. 9-11
Sep 11, 2008
NYU s Institute of African American Affairs will host Slave Routes: Resistance, Abolition, and Creative Progress, Oct. 9-11, at NYU s Kimmel Center for University Life. Poet Maya Angelou will head the symposium s plenary session on Thurs., Oct. 9, 7 p.m. at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (515 Malcolm X Blvd, 135th Street). Subways: 2, 3 (135th Street). For more information, call 212.998.IAAA (4222).
Scientists Send First Beam Around Large Hadron Collider
Sep 10, 2008
Scientists today sent the first beam of protons zooming at nearly the speed of light around the 17-mile Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The LHC, located at the CERN laboratory near Geneva, Switzerland, is the world s most powerful particle accelerator.