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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ITHACA, N.Y. -- Coincidences were flying when a man was arrested and charged with stealing a bird feeder from Cornell University's...

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Princeton beats Cornell

ITHACA, N.Y. -- C.J. Chapman scored 19 points to lead Princeton to a 59-44 win over Cornell in the Ivy League Friday night...

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Georgia Tech routs Cornell

ITHACA, N.Y. -- Jarrett Jack had 21 points and eight assists to lead Georgia Tech to a 90-69 victory over Cornell Sunday. Leading...

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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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Radar mapping challenges notion of moon ice

ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) - Detailed radar images offer no evidence of ice on the moon, data that appears to contradict scientists' earlier...

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