Required Readings, 23 July 2013
Good morning, everyone! Here are some interesting articles for you to peruse:
-Education officials in Rhode Island, Kentucky, Kansas, Maryland, and Vermont have approved science standards that recommend teaching evolution and climate-change well before high school.
–A survey conducted for the Australian Academy of Science shows that one in eleven Australians don’t believe in evolution, and that three in eleven believe that humans co-existed with dinosaurs.
-The Gates Foundation has poured $472 million (so far) into a proposed two-decade-long attempt to remake higher education. Five years in, this is what the program looks like.
-Now that the Higgs boson has been identified, what’s next for particle physicists?
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