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The first total lunar eclipse in two years will occur tonight, Monday, Dec. 20. If the skies remain grey and unclear tonight, there won't be much of a chance to see the lunar eclipse, which should start at about 12:30 a.m., according to Dr. Joseph Spradley, professor emeritus of physics and astronomy at Wheaton College.
Nassau, Bahamas -
American scientist, Murray Gell-Mann who received the 1969 Nobel Prize
in physics for his work on the theory of elementary particles visited
The Bahamas this past week and gave a talk in Nassau.
He spoke about his work on discovering quarks that led up to his Nobel
Prize. Protons and neutrons are each made up of three quarks
held together by gluons (exchange particles analo...
Student performance declined in more than half of the 27 Bahamas General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) exam categories, with students continuing to average D's and E's, respectively in English language and mathematics, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Education.
According to Education Minister Desmond Bannister, who addressed the media at a news conference at the...
She has a resume that makes her the envy of her peers -- a total of 10 Bahamas General Certificates of Secondary Education examinations (BGCSE) -- nine passed with A grades, one B grade in Spanish "blemishes" her record. She has a grade point average of 3.97 and has been awarded a $180,000 scholarship to attend Kettering University -- and she still has another year in high school.
A shortage of teachers, the escalating dengue fever outbreak, and the state of some schools affected by Hurricane Irene, are some of the chief concerns that Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) President Belinda Wilson expressed as public schools open across the country today.
Yesterday Wilson said the public school system is short of about 22 teachers, particularly in the areas of mathematics and othe...
As the government considers which company will install CCTV cameras throughout New Providence, two young Bahamians in the U.S. are urging officials to drop what they are doing, and think again.
Shawn Barker, 35, and Depree Smith, 30, the CEOs of Virclom Technologies, have recently partnered with a major U.S. company to sell, install and distribute a cutting-edge gun shot and explosive detection sy...
A new scientific study by a College of The Bahamas researcher has concluded what may come as no surprise to policymakers: Increases in population lead to increased crime while increases in gross domestic product (GDP) lead to decreased crime.
"If you know what your population growth is going to be, the government would have to increase GDP by a certain amount to keep the crime rate at wherever the...
Kristof Murphy has dreams of becoming a biologist. To make his dream a reality, he knew he had to do well in Biology and Math classes -- what he didn't know was that he also had to do well in Physics. Now he does, after participating in "Career Chatroom" at his school. The Doris Johnson High School 12th grader says speaking with a professional in the engineering field and learning what he has t...
College of The Bahamas biochemistry major Mikell Butler was recently presented with a $1,000 check by Woodside Insurance Brokerage Ltd. for her outstanding achievements in the 2011 Bahamas General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) examinations.