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Ursa Major in a practice session. Julien Ueda '17 conducts the group for the upcoming concert.

Club Spotlight: Ursa Major

Student-created orchestra group starts strong
Nicolas Barra, Contributing Writer November 3, 2016

There’s a new ringing in the halls of Blake this year and it’s bound to turn some heads. Shruti Gupta, ‘17, and Franklin Linderman, ‘18, an unexpected but effective duo, are heading a new student...

Gravitational waves were discovered in September, proving Einstein's theory from 100 years ago.

Science Spotlight: Gravitational Waves

Deniz Ercan-Fang, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2016

A chirp. That’s how Senior Editor and Planetary Evangelist Emily Lakdawalla described the recordings captured by LIGO on September 14, 2015 of gravitational waves from two colliding black holes. The...

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