Topic: Boston University
Written by Alan Buis
Pasadena, CA – An area of the Amazon rainforest twice the size of California continues to suffer from the effects of a megadrought that began in 2005, finds a new NASA-led study.
These results, together with observed recurrences of droughts every few years and associated damage to the forests in southern and western Amazonia in the past decade, suggest these rainforests may be showing the first signs of potential large-scale degradation due to climate change.
Austin Peay Lady Govs (0-2, 0-0 OVC) vs. Binghamton (0-2, 0-0 American East)
Date: Sunday, November 18th 2012 | Tipoff: 2:00pm (CT)
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay women’s basketball team wraps up a two-game homestand when it welcomes Binghamton for a 2:00pm, Sunday contest at the Dunn Center.
It will be the first-ever meeting between the two schools and only the second time Austin Peay has played a member of the America East Conference – they defeated Boston University during the 2000-01 season.
NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter’s radar shows the Moon’s Shackleton crater walls may hold patchy Ice
Small patches of ice could make up at most five to ten percent of material in walls of Shackleton crater.
Greenbelt, MD – Scientists using the Mini-RF radar on NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) have estimated the maximum amount of ice likely to be found inside a permanently shadowed lunar crater located near the moon’s South Pole.
As much as five to ten percent of material, by weight, could be patchy ice, according to the team of researchers led by Bradley Thomson at Boston University’s Center for Remote Sensing, in Massachusetts.
Nashville, TN –President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed forward Colin Wilson to a three-year, $6 million contract.
The Greenwich, CT, native will make $1.5 million in 2012-13, $2 million in 2013-14 and $2.5 million in 2014-15. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN –President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed forward Brandon Yip to a one-year contract worth $750,000.
Yip, 27 (4/25/85), was claimed on waivers by Nashville on January 19th, 2012. The Vancouver, B.C., native posted seven points (3g-4a) in 25 regular-season contests for the Predators and two points (1g-1a) while appearing in all 10 of the club’s 2012 playoff games. «Read the rest of this article»
The Predators and Bruins face off Saturday at TD Garden in their only match-up of the 2011-12 season. This is the 17th all-time meeting, and eighth at the Garden, between the Predators and Bruins. The teams have split their last six contests, with the home team winning each of those games. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN –President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club claimed forward Brandon Yip on waivers from the Colorado Avalanche and activated forward Jerred Smithson from injured reserve.
Yip, 26 (4/25/85), has 41 points (23g-18a) in 113 career NHL contests, all with Colorado, since the 2009-10 campaign. The Vancouver, B.C., native has been limited to 10 games in 2011-12 – going pointless – due to arm (missed 18 games from October 8th-November 15th) and groin (missed four games from December 13th-19th) injuries. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Women’s Softball
Clarksville, TN – ’s softball team looks to end its recent losing streak this weekend as it participates in the 21-team Buzz Classic, hosted by Georgia Tech at the Twin Creeks Softball Complex in Woodstock, GA.
The Lady Govs (2-11) enter this weekend’s games having lost their last six contests, including all five games at the University of Mississippi Red and Blue Classic last weekend.
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