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Society of Physics Students named “Distinguished SPS Chapter”
The MSUM Chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS), known on campus as the "Physics Club," has been named a Distinguished SPS Chapter by the SPS National Council. This award is based on the de...
12/6/13 at 1:52 PM MSUM students participate in Arrowhead Model United Nations 4/25/13 at 1:27 PM
Rinita Dalan to teach course for archaeologists in Verulamium 4/18/13 at 1:05 PM
Space robotics forum set for Thursday, Dec. 5, at UND
The Second Annual Space Robotics Forum is set to take place Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Computer Science Department of the University of North Dakota. The forum presents robotic space exploration acti...
12/4/13 at 10:58 AM Interdisciplinary UND team nets ‘V-STEM’ grant to help spur scientific interest in young minds 11/6/13 at 4:53 PM
UND NDX spacesuit featured in current Popular Science Magazine online 10/23/13 at 3:38 PM
Letter to Dave
Dear Dave, Young couples prepare for a new child with preparation; I do the same for winter. We are both nesting although it manifests itself in different ways. My favorite medium in which to...
11/23/13 at 6:00 AM Rural Reflections Radio 4/19/13 at 6:35 AM
Popular Times 4/12/13 at 4:47 AM
ND Chancellor Visits NDSCS
By Sarah Hoffbeck Dr. Larry C. Skogen, the recently appointed Interim North Dakota University System Chancellor, will be visiting the NDSCS Wahpeton campus today! Mark your calendars and plan to att...
11/22/13 at 10:51 AM NDSCS-Fargo Open House: Evening Program Options 11/8/13 at 6:02 PM
NDSCS partners with RDO Equipment Co. and John Deere 11/1/13 at 3:30 PM
Is Comet ISON a slacker? / Win cash in comet photo contest
Comet ISON takes a beautiful picture as Damian Peach's recent photo attests. Feast your eyes on that Mediterranean-hued coma and long tail. How I wish it looked like that in a telescope.While there'...
10/28/13 at 11:58 AM
Just how dangerous is tackle football?
I saw a fascinating piece on Frontline this weekend called League of Denial:The NFL's Concussion Crisis. The piece covers brain injuries in the NFL and what appears to be a purposeful effort by the NF...
10/13/13 at 10:49 PM
Manning Co-authors Research on Mars’ Atmosphere
Dr. Heidi Manning, professor of physics, is the co-author of an article on Mars that ran in a recent edition of Science magazine. Printed in the July 19 issue of the journal, the article discloses th...
7/29/13 at 12:40 PM An Early Start in Research 12/14/12 at 10:28 AM
Preserving Our Nation's History 11/12/12 at 4:04 PM
Amaryllis is sometimes called Hippeastrum, which means, "Knight Star". The Metier of Blossoming Fully occupied with growing--that's the amaryllis. Growing especially at night: it would take only a b...
7/26/13 at 7:41 AM The Gas We Pass* 4/9/13 at 10:42 PM
Bad Ideas on Television: An Antivaccination "View"
Jenny McCarthy has been hired as a "personality" on "The View," ABC's morning TV show, and this is, most likely, a very bad thing. It will give her a platform from which to proclaim bad ideas, prim...
7/22/13 at 4:43 PM Facebook Fear Factor: Cake and Pancake Mixes 4/8/13 at 8:17 PM
Scare Tactics on Facebook: BVO 4/7/13 at 7:16 PM
Google Glass - Pinch to Zoom and Wink to take Picture
Image Source: Google Google might be planning on bringing some really awesome gestures to Glass. This information was leaked to The Next Web by reddit user fodawim. According to the information, t...
4/24/13 at 9:14 AM The Future of Technology 7/30/12 at 8:04 AM
Take Three (Apps) and Call Me in the Morning 4/26/12 at 2:07 PM
Cool it: the good, the bad and what you can do about global warming
Is there anything better than a warm, sunny day? All winter, we wait for the weather to warm up so we can throw off our sweaters and pull on our shorts. Warm days let us play in the parks and playgrou...
4/5/13 at 8:05 AM Super Science Day 4/19/12 at 9:00 AM
Science Quickie Lessons 10/26/09 at 11:00 PM
These Pictures are Unreal
On a site I hadn't heard of, but apparently a bunch of others have, I was fortunate to stumble upon some amazing photographs--ones that make you take a step back and realize that, no, you haven't seen...
1/20/13 at 10:06 AM The Doctor Who Went to Heaven...and Came Back 10/23/12 at 7:56 AM
Creationism vs. Evolution 9/25/12 at 7:12 AM
When Humans Almost Went Extinct
We're living in a time of catastrophes. In just over a decade we've witnessed two unbelievable tsunamis. Two of the five most massive earthquakes in recorded history happened in the last decade. A per...
1/18/13 at 6:46 PM What Would Happen if an Asteroid Struck? 12/1/12 at 3:39 PM
Strieber's Fine Line 1/24/12 at 7:21 PM
Who was Justus von Liebig?
Quick quiz: Who was Justus von Liebig? A: One of the greatest composers of the 18th century. B: A Prussian military genius. C: A scientist who made huge contributions to the fertilizer industry. ...
12/14/12 at 9:58 AM
Career & Technical Education: Closing the gap
Are our children ready to make sound career decisions? How do our courses equip them to begin making some of those decisions while in high school? One of the reasons American businesses arent hiring ...
12/6/12 at 10:03 AM Learning: It's not just from 8 to 3 anymore 11/5/12 at 9:57 AM
The new Standards are coming 4/19/12 at 10:55 AM