At Liberty Science Center, Data from NOAA Creates Vivid Simulations on Six-Foot Suspended Globe

he Liberty Science Center (Jersey City) is opening an exhibit at its new Weston Family Lab for Earth and Space Exploration to coincide with Astronomy Day (April 21) and Earth Day (April 22). The exhibit, “Science on a Sphere,” is a suspended sphere, six-feet in diameter,  that displays the Earth (or other planets) in brilliant detail. It was developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).


Upper Saddle River’s Cavallini Middle School Wins $150,000 in Prizes from Samsung for Concussion-Sensing Project

Just as the students at Emil A. Cavallini Middle School, in Upper Saddle River, were beginning to consider what project to do for Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow Contest, one of their friends suffered a concussion in a football game. The rest is history.


Amazon Visits Newark: Inside Tuesday’s Tour of the City

It’s hard to imagine that the city visit by Amazon — the next step in a process that Amazon promises will bring 50,000 jobs and $5 billion worth of development to the winning town — would be routine. A recap of Tuesday's visit by Tom Bergeron / ROI


Amid Arguments and Warnings, Nuclear Subsidy Bill Clears Committee

After months of contentious debate and false starts, a package of bills increasing the state’s reliance on renewable energy, as well as subsidizing nuclear power plants, won approval yesterday from a pair of legislative committees.


NJIT Implements Advanced Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics for Enrollment

New Jersey Institute of Technology (Newark), New Jersey’s public polytechnic university, has implemented new software to better design future classes and predict enrollment and scholarship needs.  The software gives enrollment officials a better way to model and create classes that meet the university’s goals of increasing enrollment, elevating SAT and ACT scores, maintaining and increasing diversity in classes, and balancing scholarship expenses, according to Wendy W. Lin-Cook, associate provost for enrollment management and academic services.





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