Texas Tech NASA Einstein Fellow Helps Take First Image of the Milky Way’s Black Hole

Lubbock, Texas (new version) With the help of Alexandra Titarenko, a NASA Einstein Fellow at Texas Tech University, astronomers have unveiled the first image of the supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way. This result provides compelling evidence that the object is indeed a black hole and provides valuable clues about the … Read more

Texas Tech receives $1.5 million grant to continue addressing teacher shortages in rural areas

Lubbock, Texas (new version) After a successful first year, the West Texas Rural Education Partnership received a $1.5 million gift from the Prentice Farrar Brown & Alline Ford Brown Foundation to continue addressing the shortage of qualified teachers across rural West Texas. Since its launch in April 2021, the Texas Tech University-led coalition of West … Read more

State bill on the ancestor of big technology | News, sports, jobs

An Ohio House of Representatives committee has approved a bill sponsored by Representative Al Katrona that would prevent major tech companies such as Facebook, Google and Twitter from censoring content based on unless it violates state or federal laws. He now moves to the House floor for consideration. The House Civil Justice Committee voted 8-4 … Read more

Open letter seeking support for Clean Tech Innovation Park at Diablo Canyon | local news

An open letter signed by a wide range of government, industry, labor, business, environmental, academia and tribal leaders is seeking public support for the Cal Polly-led Clean Tech Innovation Park complex in Diablo Canyon Power Plant following its closure. The vision has been developed and refined over the past year by a broad coalition of … Read more

Open letter seeking support for Clean Tech Innovation Park at Diablo Canyon | local news

An open letter signed by a wide range of government, industry, labor, business, environmental, academia and tribal leaders is seeking public support for the Cal Polly-led Clean Tech Innovation Park complex in Diablo Canyon Power Plant following its closure. The vision has been developed and refined over the past year by a broad coalition of … Read more

New tools help Weinsburg’s Chemistry and Forensic Science Departments | local news

The Departments of Chemistry and Forensic Medicine at the University of Waynesburg have benefited from a donation of the latest equipment. An anonymous donor granted the department a liquid chromatographic mass spectrometer (LCMS), gas chromatography mass spectrometer (GCMS), and nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometry (NMR). The NMR is expected to arrive in the summer, while other … Read more

JFK grad serves the winners on the field, in the class | News, sports, jobs

PHOTO SUBMITTED / Lauren Kraker, 22, of Baruch College Athletics Baruch College of Athletics Lauren Kraker, 22, will join Baruch College in the NCAA Division III Tennis Championships next month. She just got the title of best sports researcher at the City University of New York. Next month, former Howland and former John F. Kennedy … Read more

Lucy retires and reflects on his career | News, sports, jobs

Nina Lucy, native to Lake Placid, floats through the air during the Olympic team tracks in Lake Placid on December 25, 2021 (Enterprise Photo – Parker O’Brien) Lake Placid – Nina Lucy’s snowboarding career ended right where it began. Lucy, a 28-year-old native of Lake Placid, announced her retirement from women’s figure skating after the … Read more