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Boxerman: Please, don’t ask for my horoscope

Aaron Boxerman, Op-Ed Contributor

March 13, 2018

Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

We live in a nation awash in moral panics. In general, I’m no fan. But since we’re going to have them in any case, I’d like to humbly place my nomination for our next one: horoscopes. Astrology is making a resurgence...

NU professor wins National Science Foundation award

Allyson Chiu, Campus Editor

April 11, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

A Northwestern astrophysicist received a National Science Foundation award, which will help fund research on galaxy formation, the University announced last week. Physics and astronomy Prof. Claude-André Faucher-Giguère,...

Illinois Rep. introduces bill to reduce textbook costs

Paige Leskin, Assistant City Editor

April 23, 2014

Filed under City, Education

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster (D-Ill.) introduced legislation on Tuesday to make open-source textbooks available for free to college students as part of an effort to make higher education more affordable and accessible.  “Skyrocketing textbook costs, ...

Northwestern professor discovers new method for detecting dusty stars

Jillian Sandler, Campus Editor

January 7, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Northwestern physics and astronomy Prof. Farhad Zadeh has discovered a new method that involves taking photographs with radiowaves to detect dusty clouds and stars. According to a University news release published Monday,...