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The US public education system is struggling to meet the needs of its students.1 Even among those who graduate from high school, only 42 percent are properly prepared for college.2 And success depends on more than just traditional academic performance: more than 60 percent of all positions in the economy involve knowledge work by people who rely heavily on critical thinking, creativity, and interpersonal skills.3More

Source: mckinsey.com

On Friday, the Large Hadron Collider at CERN had a day of smashing xenon nuclei together, a departure from its usual diet of protons or lead.More

Source: theguardian.com
Photograph: Lucas Taylor/CERN, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons