Tom Cruise returns in the triumphant ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ (Review)

For those of us who’ve made it around the sun forty or more times, one of the touchstone cinematic experiences of the ’80s was Paramount Pictures’ patriotic portrayal of daredevil Naval aviators in “Top Gun.” Directed by Tony Scott (Ridley Scott’s late brother) and released on May 16,1986, “Top Gun” was the macho movie that … Read more

Weekly Recap (May 30-June 3): Top Weather, Science, Space and Environment Stories of the Week | The Weather Channel – Articles from The Weather Channel

Damage caused by intense rains in Delhi (Mihir Singh / Instagram) Here are the top stories of the week. Weather IMD’s Updated Forecast Predicts An Even Wetter Monsoon 2022; Seasonal Rainfall to Be 103% of Long-Period Average As per IMD’s long-range forecast, the expected rainfall for this upcoming monsoon season is likely to be 103% … Read more

Computer Science Duo Publish Four Joint Papers and Awarded Top Paper Honors at Prestigious NAACL Conference

Zeming (Eric) Chen and Qiyue (Bert) Gao achieved, as undergraduate students at Rose-Hulman, what many graduate students cannot do. The two computer science majors and Class of 2022 graduates were research partners in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing and co-authored four conference papers (with a fifth paper being submitted at … Read more

Top Gun: Maverick: The military aviation terms to know

Planning on catching Top Gun: Maverick? If so, there’s no need to do any pre-flight homework to prepare, besides perhaps screening the 1986 original first. You can expect fighter jets, beach sports, an aircraft carrier, and plenty of references — through dialogue, music, and visuals — to the ’80s classic. But anyone with a fascination … Read more

How the National Science Foundation recognizes the nation’s top young scientists

Best listening experience is on Chrome, Firefox or Safari. Subscribe to Federal Drive’s daily audio interviews on Apple Podcasts or PodcastOne. Young, top-notch scientists have a shot at recognition from the National Science Foundation. Each year the NSF names an early-career scientist to its Alan T. Waterman award. This year it named three. For what … Read more

Science Gathers Steam, But Commerce Still Top Pick | Bengaluru News

Bengaluru: With I PU admissions gathering pace in the city, some colleges are seeing an upward demand for courses from science streams, even while many others say commerce continues to be the top pick. “Science is picking up slowly when we look at the applications received in the past two days. Commerce was doing better … Read more

Best drone deals: Top discounts from DJI, Parrot, Skydio and others

If you’re looking for the best drone deals on the market, you’ve come to the right place as we’ve rounded up all the biggest discounts and put them in this handy guide. Whether you’re looking for something cool to entertain the kids or you’re chasing a high-end bit of kit, we’ve included something to suit … Read more

Iowa Teens Awarded Top Honors at Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair

AMES, Iowa – Two Iowa teens received awards at the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair, held May 8-13 in Atlanta, Georgia. The world’s largest global high school competition featured 1,750 young scientists representing 49 states and 63 countries, regions and territories around the world. Ten finalists and five observers from Iowa competed at the … Read more

OPRF junior grabs first place at top science competition

Last summer, Maya Souden was watching an episode of Grey’s Anatomy where doctors were performing a heart transplant on a patient. The 17-year-old said she didn’t know exactly what the procedure entailed but picked up from the dialogue that the doctors needed to use surgical clamps to close the heart’s major blood vessels, a vital … Read more

Prominent researchers urge Ottawa to increase scholarships for top science graduates

Marc Johnson, a professor of biology at the University of Toronto, stands beside undergraduate students Keerath Bhachu, left, and Isabella Vessio on May 11.Fred Lum / The Globe and Mail Federal scholarships intended to support some of Canada’s most accomplished graduate students in science have become so devalued by inflation that those who receive them … Read more