The Artside: Hear artists explain work, bid on art at week's events

...the University of Tennessee before moving back to Augusta to study painting and sculpture with Freeman Schoolcraft.Living in Ithaca, N.Y., in the early 1980s, she focused on performance art and sculpture, later moving to Chicago where she participated...

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...the Guild of Poetic Intent, the University of South Carolina Aiken's student poetry organization.Tuckey, who lives in Ithaca, N.Y., is author of Tenuous Chapel, a poetry collection selected for ABZ Press' First Book Prize in 2013. She also has...

Cell phone film contest inspires small thinking

ITHACA, N.Y. - Bigger houses, bigger cars...maxim is to think big. Really big. An Ithaca College dean is encouraging students to...film club," said Sasha Stefanova, an Ithaca College junior from Kazanlak, Bulgaria...

Sagan honored with his own solar system

ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) - In Carl Sagan's solar...three-quarters of a mile through downtown Ithaca, where the late astronomer and physicist...the fabric of nature, not the center." Ithaca artist Erin Caruth designed the monument...

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'Science Guy' becomes Bill Nye the educator

ITHACA, N.Y. - Bill Nye is many things: comedian, scientist, author, inventor...communications professor who has become friends with Nye during his visits to Ithaca, where he has an endowed five-year faculty appointment. Some of that magnetism...

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Solar sailing project launch expected this fall

ITHACA, N.Y. -- For 12 seconds on a blustery December morning in 1903, Wilbur...widow of visionary astronomer Carl Sagan. She is chief executive officer of Ithaca-based Cosmos Studios, the project's principal backer. Her efforts have...

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Cornell scientist embraces role as Mars mission ambassador

ITHACA, N.Y. -- There is awe in Steven Squyres' voice when he talks about Mars...Monday and Wednesday, then he catches the same 5:45 p.m. flight out of Ithaca. Thursdays and Fridays he works at JPL, always staying at the same bed and...

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Odds and Ends

ITHACA, N.Y. - Not just anybody can say he has a slime-mold beetle named in his honor. But George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and Donald...

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Why do we eat mindlessly and what would help up stop?

ITHACA, N.Y. - Think much about that popcorn while you're eating it? Or that plate of pasta? That bowl of soup? Probably not...

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Can a comet make interest in astronomy soar?

...are not alone here on the planet Earth," said Yervant Terzian, chairman of Cornell University's astronomy department at Ithaca, N.Y. More eyes to the sky mean the possibility of more astounding discoveries not only by professional astronomers but...

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