Monday, August 19, 2019

With new safety system, runway has a soft landing at the end

It may not look like much, but Mercer County Airport's EMAS crushable concrete block system could save lives if a plane overshoots the runway. In late 2011, two small planes...

Move over, Nate Silver

The Nov. 6 presidential election was a big victory for Barack Obama, but it may have been an even bigger one for statistical analysts — especially Sam Wang, who...

For these girls, a night out is more than just a good time

Each month, Andrea Nami-Wyatt has a girl’s night out with 125 to 200 other women.They are not all coworkers or classmates, although some of them might be. What brings...

Study supports idea that life-giving rocks floated to Earth on tides of chaos

A study led by a Princeton scientist has provided the strongest evidence yet that life on earth could have arrived on a rock plunging from outer space.Princeton University researcher...

Candy with a cause

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Grocer Lidl announces plans to open in Lawrence Shopping Center

Less than a year after Lawrence Shopping Center lost the tenant of its supermarket anchor, a new grocer has confirmed it will be filling the spot: Lidl.