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Stony Brook storm chasers work with NASA

Niki Nassiri February 9, 2020
Stony Brook University and NASA are teaming up to research snowstorms for the first time in 32 years. Stony Brook University received $1.4 million last January from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to aid in ground research that would help to improve East Coast snowstorm forecasting
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A graphic of an increasing line with the rotunda of the U.S. Capital. GO DIGITAL/FLICKR VIA CC BY SA 2.0

Polls are snapshots — don’t let them mislead your judgement

Anya Marquardt November 11, 2019
Polls are predictions of the future, and unfortunately, we can’t predict the future as well as we would like to.
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The Institute for Advanced Computational Science, located next to the Life Sciences Building. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook University’s Advanced Computing Institute Receives $11.3M Philanthropic Boost

Maya Brown August 31, 2019
The Institute for Advanced Computational Science (IACS) at Stony Brook University received a $6.3 million anonymous donation in early August that will advance data-driven research for the department.
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I want the iPhone, not the FBI phone

Michael Kohut April 3, 2016
Backdoors in encryption would allow anyone with the knowledge to take advantage of them see the entirety of the trove of personal data you keep on your cell phone.
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Under the microscope: SBU professor studies invasive species

Ruchi Shah April 13, 2015
Dr. Jessica Gurevitch is revolutionizing the field of ecology through her large-scale studies of invasive species and use of meta-analysis to synthesize findings in the field.
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USG budget changes for the 2014–15 fiscal year

Will Welch April 16, 2014
The Statesman created a spreadsheet sorted by percent changes in allocations. It shows which clubs and services received the most severe cuts and which received the largest increases.
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