APR scores are measured on a scale of 1,000 with the threshold for penalties set at 930. In the latest APR data, four Georgia Tech teams (women’s cross country, golf, men’s tennis and volleyball) posted perfect multiyear scores of 1,000, 13-of-15 programs had scores of 980 or higher and all 15 of the Yellow Jackets’ squads came in at 961 or higher.
The rogue space jock was born in science fiction long before Harrison Ford grabbed a blaster and met Luke Skywalker. Science fiction expert Lisa Yaszek explains his appeal and the history of one of science fiction's oldest archetype.
Most of what we know today about deadly bacteria such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa was obtained from studies done in laboratory settings. Research reported May 14 in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that this laboratory-based information may have important limits for predicting how these bugs behave once they’ve invaded humans.
The letters atop Tech Tower are being replaced, beginning today. The interior lighting components are switching to a newer technology, but the new letters will have a look and feel like the old ones. The project is expected to take six days, depending on weather conditions.