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Comment UMW (Score 1) 835

University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA, for all it's shortcomings, has a fantastic CS faculty - you are using gcc on HP-UX for your compiling, and you're gonna like it. Also, they support Linux. No questions asked - they make you install symantec if you're on a windows box, and they look at you a little funny if you're on OSX, but if you're on linux, you log in with your student log on, and go. Have I mentioned their professors actually teach C and Python because Java is the devil?

NASA Announces Water Found On Mars 281

s.bots writes "Straight from the horse's mouth, NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander has identified water in a soil sample. Hopefully this exciting news will boost interest in the space program and further exploration of the Martian surface." Clearly, this has long been suspected, but now Martian water's been (in the words of William Boynton, lead scientist for the Thermal and Evolved-Gas Analyzer) "touched and tasted."

"Consider a spherical bear, in simple harmonic motion..." -- Professor in the UCB physics department