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Wired

03-23-2017

Stephen Hawking's Strange Law of Entropy is Making Atoms on Earth Act Like Black Holes

A bizarre discovery by University of Vermont physicist Adrian Del Maestro has been attracting international attention from science reporters and magazines—including Wired, IFLScience!, Science News, Science Daily and others. Del Maestro and his colleagues revealed that cold helium atoms in lab conditions on Earth abide by the ...

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03-17-2017

Men's Basketball in National News

The University of Vermont men’s basketball team garnered national media coverage during its run to the NCAA Tournament and first-round matchup against No. 4 Purdue. The New York Times, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, USA Today, The Boston Globe, ESPN, Sports Illustrated and other media pursued intriguing storylines ...

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the times of london

02-15-2017

#Lovepizza? How Twitter Exposes Your Guilty Pleasures

Media around the globe took interest in the Lexicocalorimeter—an invention created at the University of Vermont. This online tool measures the caloric content of social media posts—like tweets—and “can be a powerful public health tool," says UVM's Peter Dodds, a scientist who co-led the invention of the new device and a ...

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pacific standard

02-03-2017

Climate Change Causes Fundamental Shifts in the Chemistry of Mountain Soil

A new, first-of-its kind study—in the journal Nature and led by a team of UVM scientists—shows how mountain ecosystems around the globe may be threatened by climate change. Stories covering the research were published in Pacific Standard, EEN.com, the radio syndicate Public News Service, and other outlets.

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