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Famous Poughkeepsie-Born Biophysicist Dead at 88
You may not recognize the name Harold Morowitz, but the Poughkeepsie-born biophysicist was credited with winning one of the biggest court cases of the 1980s. Morowitz was born on December 4, 1927 in Poughkeepsie. He went on to study at Yale and achieved a master’s in physics and a doctorate i…
I Spy With My Little Eye…Five Planets Aligned!
For the first time in over ten years five planets will align and you’ll be able to see them with your naked eye! Just make sure the rest of you is covered…it’s cold outside! Now through February 20th in the cool wee hours of the morn you will be able to see Mercury, Ve…
You Won’t Believe the Organisms They Found on NY Subways
You probably had a feeling that there were some crazy things living in the subways. Well, you probably didn’t realize how crazy. Over the course of 18 months, Weill Cornell Medical College collected all sorts of samples throughout the New York City subway system. What did they find? In 18 mon…

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