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Astronomers used the powerful ALMA telescope to discover that in other parts of the Milky Way Galaxy there is potentially a large population of young planets -- similar in mass to Neptune or Jupiter -- at wide-orbit that are not detectable by other current planet searching techniques.
A Las Vegas Justice of the Peace who says she tipped off Vice detectives to an alleged teen prostitution ring, but asked to keep it confidential out of concern for her daughter, is facing possible discipline over allegations she used her position as a judge to contact police.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is defending lame-duck legislation that sparked protests in the state’s Capitol because it would trim some of his successor’s powers.
The new Harrah College of Hospitality building on the University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus features glass on the façade and throughout the interior spaces, allowing light to brighten the learning environment. USGlass spoke with representatives of companies involved in the project from design to installation.
The Nevada System of Higher Education only cares about itself — and the University of Nevada, Reno.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker defended lame-duck legislation Tuesday that sparked protests in the state’s Capitol because it would trim some of his successor’s powers. Critics said the Republican-controlled Legislature is ignoring the election result and trying to constrain Gov.-elect Tony Evers from altering some GOP initiatives after he takes office in January.
The holiday season is upon us and as we gather together to exchange gifts and enjoy each other's company, it's worth remembering that there are many in America who don't share the same kind of abundance.
Astronomers have cataloged nearly 4,000 exoplanets in orbit around distant stars. Though the discovery of these newfound worlds has taught us much, there is still a great deal we do not know about the birth of planets and the precise cosmic recipes that spawn the wide array of planetary bodies we have already uncovered, including so-called hot Jupiters, massive rocky worlds, icy dwarf planets, and - hopefully someday soon - distant analogs of Earth.
Before a single shovel hits dirt or a crane pierces the sky, lobbyists are greasing the wheels for developers to construct Southern Nevada’s major resorts and master-planned communities.
The Las Vegas metropolitan area has seen not only a significant rise in its population but an altering of its demographics as well, according to new findings from the U.S. Census Bureau.