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Meet Your Maikis: Bruins Should Rethink The Entry Of This Year's NBA Draft

A few Bruins are trying to make the jump to the NBA too soon. UCLA's three basketball Underclassmen, striker Kris Wilkes, guard Jaylen Hands, and freshman center Moses Brown have signed up for the NBA Draft set slot June 20. All three interested parties were excluded from Sports Illustrated's latest bill, while ESPN ranked Wilkes and Hands 74th and 93rd …

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2019 NCAA Tournament championship: Virginia completes epic journey from last year's ugly exit to win its first title

MINNEAPOLIS – Only college basketball could give us something so storybook – too rich for movies; too perfect for documentaries – like Virginia winning the 2019 NCAA championship. On Monday night inside Bank Stadium, UVA coach Tony Bennett, humbly seated on his stool, dropped his head in blissful victory, the weight of his own desires and dreams finally vaporizing around …

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Why twisted graphene is one of the year's most exciting physics stories

A moir√© pattern of twisted two-ply graphene. Image: NIST Only a year ago, the scientists presented results that seemed almost too good to be true: carbon plates that were only a single atom thick assumed graphene called a pair of important physical properties, when they are rotated at exactly the right "magic" angle. When the atmosphere at the world's largest …

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The fight against smog could mask this year's data

The Chinese government has announced that it will further reduce pollution. Prime Minister Li Keqiang said in his annual government work report last week that the authorities will increase pollution prevention and control in the coming year. At the same time, Li said he had a lower economic growth target than last year and said the country must be "fully …

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The winner of this year's "Dance Your Ph.D." competition turned physics into art science

Pramodh Senarath Yapa By John Bohannon 15, 2019, 12:00 Scientific research can be a lonely pursuit. And for Pramodh Senarath Yapa, a physicist at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, even the subject of his research is lonely: single electrons traveling through superconducting material. "Superconductivity is based on the fact that single electrons mate when they are cooled below …

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In front of Trump's state of the Union take a look at last year's promises

New rules for automakers following the North American Free Trade Agreement require that automakers ultimately produce 75 percent (62.5 percent) of North American vehicle content to qualify for zero tariffs. But the deal is still awaiting ratification by Congress. And the changes would do little to boost investment in the United States as "most vehicles can easily overcome these new …

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