Back to main ITER Power Facts page By Steven B. KrivitJanuary 26, 2022 Some of the 192 lasers at the US National Ignition Facility (Photo: S. Krivit) Today, media organizations like Reuters reported that “researchers take a major step on the road to nuclear fusion power.” This is because theRead More →

Based in Ohio FuturiMedia, a company specializing in cloud-based audience engagement, announced on Tuesday the creation of a new management team. Futuri named Tracy Gilliam its chief strategy officer and Todd Storch its chief revenue officer. Gilliam is a founding member of Futuri, previously serving as General Manager of SalesRead More →

The Jazz Loft, 275 Christian Ave., Stony Brook presents the following events in February: Wed 2/2 Young at Heart: Meet the ladies at 1:00 p.m. The monthly afternoon jazz themed series Young at Heart was originally designed for people with memory problems and their caregivers. It has become a favoriteRead More →

The following incidents were reported by Suffolk County Police: Centereach ■ Walmart on Middle Country Road in Centereach reported petty theft on January 16. A woman put various clothes in her basket and left the store without paying. The stolen merchandise was valued at approximately $500. Comack ■ A pettyRead More →

Students at Tackan Elementary School officially got to work in their new playground on Thursday, January 13, 2022. Photo Smithtown Central School District Students at Tackan Elementary School officially got to work in their new playground on Thursday, January 13, 2022. Photo Smithtown Central School District Students at Tackan ElementaryRead More →

This article was originally published here Common Health. 2022 Jan 20:1-10. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2021.2023381. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT Research indicates that misperceptions that are part of people’s initial mental models about a problem tend to persist and influence their attitudes even after the misperception has been corrected. Recent work onRead More →

The Port Jefferson community came together to mourn the loss of one of their own, 11-year-old Aida Ramonez, who died unexpectedly on January 5. On Saturday, January 15, several dozen people gathered on the lawn of the village’s First Presbyterian Church to pray and remember the dynamic young girl whoRead More →

By Fr. François Pizzarelli It’s hard to believe another new year has begun. There is so much tension and turmoil in our American landscape that is infected with a new, highly contagious variant of COVID. Our essential workers continue to be our heroes as they quietly take longer hours andRead More →

During a march on Washington, DC, in August 1963, the pastor and civil rights activist, the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., gave a speech that was heard around the world. “I have a dream,” he recited, “that my four grandchildren will one day live in a nation where they willRead More →

A coalition of media groups says restrictions on access to the federal civil rights trial of three former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd amount to an unconstitutional courtroom closure. Citing the risks of the pandemic, U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson limited the number of peopleRead More →

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has falsely claimed that media revenue grew by 600% between 2018 and 2021, a figure that major media organizations have dismissed as a “classic example of fake news”. The country’s major media organizations, including the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS), Pakistan Council of Editors (CPNE) andRead More →

Ted Koppel is not happy with the news media these days, especially their coverage of former President Donald Trump. As a guest of “Dan Abrams Live” on NewsNation Friday night, the esteemed veteran journalist and former “Nightline” anchor shared his thoughts on media bias and — and his wish thatRead More →

The following incidents were reported by Suffolk County Police: Comack ■ Detectives from the Suffolk County Police Major Case Unit are investigating a robbery that occurred at a Commack bank on December 29. A man entered Capital One, located at 2050 Jericho Turnpike, around 11:50 a.m. and allegedly handed aRead More →

Stony Brook University’s women’s basketball program earned its first conference road win by beating Maine (5-9, 2-2 America East), 63-44, Jan. 9 at the Cross Insurance Center. The Seawolves had three players scoring in double digits, senior guard Anastasia Warren led the team in scoring with a team-high 15 points.Read More →

Last week the News Media Alliance urged Shira Perlmutter, of the Copyright Registry and director of the US Copyright Office, to do more to strengthen publishers’ rights to prevent copyright infringement by news aggregators like Google and Facebook. The Alliance, a non-profit organization that represents the interests of nearly 2,000Read More →

WASHINGTON, January 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Grid, a publication that enlightens news-hungry readers on the topics that matter most, launched today. Grid.news, the publication’s website, is dedicated to reporting on how today’s most important trends, challenges and opportunities connect to each other – and require connected solutions. Grid is foundedRead More →