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Wondering how to help your children with homework — or how to get them to do it without a struggle? Here are some tips from PBS Parents.
Wondering how to help your children with homework — or how to get them to do it without a struggle? Here's how. What's the point of homework? "Homework is designed to help students reinforce key co...
February 28, 2015 at 1:00 pm
Physicists solved a mystery of black holes while working on the movie Interstellar. (from NOVA Next)
Visual technology used in the movie Interstellar helped physicists learn more about the nature of black holes.
February 28, 2015 at 11:00 am
South Korea strikes down ban on adultery (from PBS NewsHour)
South Korea’s Constitutional Court struck down a 1953 law on Thursday that made adultery illegal and punishable by up to two years in jail, on the grounds that the more-than-60-year-old law was unconstitutional.
February 28, 2015 at 7:05 am
From Galileo to today, physicists have measured and modified the speed at which light travels (From NOVA)
One night over drinks at a conference in San Jose, Miles Padgett, a physicist at Glasgow University in Scotland, was chatting with a colleague about whether... Read Full Post
February 28, 2015 at 12:00 am
“A color only exists in your head,” says neuroscientist Beau Lotto. “There’s such a thing as light. There’s such a thing as energy. There’s no such thing as color.” (From PBS NewsHour)
Color scientists already have a word for it: Dressgate. No surprise to those of us whose minds were collectively blown by the dress that’s blue and black to some, and white and gold to others (though frankly kind of ugly in any color.)
February 27, 2015 at 11:13 pm
Tonight on Washington Week
Coming up tonight on Washington Week: updates on the congressional standoff over funding the Department of Homeland Security and President Obama’s #immigration reform, an in-depth look at #ISIS, and a report on the strategy of GOP presidential hopefuls at this week’s #CPAC. Join us!
February 27, 2015 at 10:22 pm
Common Core’s unintended consequence? More teachers write their own curricula (from PBS NewsHour)
Stephane Mbenga goes over fractions with teacher Naomi Wamble in a fourth grade math class at Piney Branch Elementary School in Takoma Park, Maryland, in 2
February 27, 2015 at 9:27 pm
Watch Mister Rogers’ heart-warming message to his grownup fans (from PBS NewsHour)
A few months before his death in on this day in 2003, Fred Rogers recorded a video message for those who grew up watching "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood".
February 27, 2015 at 7:02 pm
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