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The dawn of artificial intelligence (AI) has ushered in a transformative era, promising to reshape every facet of our lives. Now, AI has moved off-world, helping NASA scientists unlock the secrets of the cosmos, including the location of gamma ray bursts (GRBs).
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Exoplanets are planets beyond our solar system. To date, more than 5,000 of them have been identified. They are expected to form and orbit around stars, in a similar fashion to planets in our solar system. However, some appear “free-floating” in space, not bound to any host star. The puzzle to their formation was further deepened in fall 2023, when astrophysicists using the James Webb Space Telescope identified massive floating binary objects about the size of Jupiter – and dubbed them JuMBOs (Jupiter-mass binary objects).
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George Rhee, a professor of physics at UNLV, was direct when speaking about the water crisis face the west during a panel discussion on Wednesday at Westgate Las Vegas. ‘“Living in the desert, water is more valuable than gasoline,” said Rhee, the host of a discussion during the Climate Change Preparedness Conference.

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On May 23, 2024, Satish C. Bhatnagar (Mathematical Sciences) addressed the research students in science and engineering departments of the JC Bose University of Science and Technology, Faridabad. His topic was on the Challenges While Working on Ph.D. Degrees in Mathematical Sciences. Earlier on the…
Farhad Shokoohi (Mathematical Sciences) and his collaborators have published a paper in Biomolecules titled, "Identifying Differential Methylation in Cancer Epigenetics via a Bayesian Functional Regression Model," as part of the Special Issue on DNA Methylation in Human Diseases. The paper…

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Professor, UNLV Department of Geoscience

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Professor Emeritus of Geology

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Professor of Hydrology, College of Sciences

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