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July 15, 2009

Weird science

More money for U of C sciences: The News Office announced today that $216,000 will be given to three U of C-Fermilab collaborative projects via the University's Strategic Collaborative Initiatives program. Andrew, a noted chem major, might be able to explain what in the world the descriptions of the projects actually mean, but for the rest of us, here are some terms from the press release that sound exciting:- "Air Fluorescence Yield"- "Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays"- "Scientist II"- "Astrophysical Thermonuclear Flashes"- "Holographic Noise Experiment"