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Finding Black Holes in the X-ray Sky

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Karen Lewis, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, College of Wooster OH, studies x-rays to find the presence of Active Galactic Nucleus (AGN)—a super-massive black hole at the center of a galaxy. Lewis explains how to pick out the AGN from the rest of the universe’s x-ray sources.

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Concert at Villa Louis

Christopher Taylor performs classical piano pieces and traditional American songs.

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Chiwaukee Prairie

Pam Holy discusses, the Chiwaukee Prairie, a Wetland of International Importance.

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Pest Management in Apple Orchards

Christelle Guédot focuses on controlling apple maggots and marmorated stink bugs.

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Nitrate in Wisconsin's Groundwater

Kevin Masarik discusses nitrate and its effect on the environment.

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Nitrate in Wisconsin's Groundwater

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