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Citadel's Kenneth Griffin Settles Divorce Case by REUTERS


Billionaire investor Kenneth Griffin, who oversees $26 billion at hedge fund Citadel LLC, has reached a divorce settlement with his former hedge fund manager wife, Anne Dias Griffin, a source familiar with the case said on Wednesday. 13 more words

Jonathan Offt

All Along the Fractures

The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera aboard NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter often takes images of Martian sand dunes to study the mobile soils. These images provide information about erosion and movement of surface material, about wind and weather patterns, even about the soil grains and grain sizes. 6 more words

Jonathan Offt

Free Admission for City Residents at MoMA PS1 by RANDY KENNEDY


In honor of “all New York City artists” — and just in time for its “Greater New York” survey show — a museum offers free admission. 11 more words

Jonathan Offt

Cleveland Cavalier J.R. Smith Sinks Half-Court Shot, Wins $30K for Member of the Military

J.R. Smith used his basketball powers for good when he sank a shot from half-court and won $30,000 for a military serviceman during an intra-squad scrimmage on Monday, Oct. 128 more words


NASA Completes Successful Heat Shield Testing for Future Mars Exploration Vehicles

As NASA missions to Mars progress with science and complex human exploration missions, spacecraft will require larger heat shields to protect against the extreme heat of entering a planet’s atmosphere and decelerating at a safe altitude in the thin Martian atmosphere. 6 more words

Jonathan Offt

President Obama Calls On Tech Companies To Aid In The Syrian Refugee Crisis

Obama has asked the American people to do what they can to aid the Syrian refugee crisis. He’s now asking Silicon Valley to do the same. 663 more words


Google Impact Challenge

Google.org, Google’s philanthropic arm is seeking the help of the Bay Area public in selecting which nonprofits will be among the top four nonprofits who will receive a grant of $500,000 each. 142 more words