Rock Stability Research Could Make Mining Safer
Created: Friday, 15 March 2013 16:10
Published: Friday, 15 March 2013 16:10
A University of Arizona (UA) College of Engineering research program looking at new methods of determining rock strength could reduce hazardous working conditions that currently cause thousands of deaths every year in mining and construction.
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How Do I Improve My Odds?
Created: Friday, 15 March 2013 16:04
Published: Friday, 15 March 2013 16:04
By Randy Logsdon
Some of the larger football stadiums seat nearly 100,000 fans. Attending a professional football game or a major college bowl game in one of these stadiums is a treat – even if its cold and the seats are closer to the goal line than the midfield stripe. As you’re holding those tickets, suppose someone told you that seven of the fans attending that game would die. We don’t know which seven. Your chances are as good as the next guy’s. Would you attend, or stay home?
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