UND NEWS 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... Posted on 12/4/13 at 10:58 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Letter to 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... Posted on 11/23/13 at 6:00 AM
NORTH DAKOTA STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE 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... Posted on 11/22/13 at 10:51 AM
ASTRO BOB 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'... Posted on 10/28/13 at 11:58 AM
THE NEW FORTY 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... Posted on 10/13/13 at 10:49 PM
IN THE SUPERIOR NATIONAL FOREST, Minn. – If you’re a moose around here these days, expect to get a dart in the backside.
Prepare to be stupefied by a heavy dose of drugs, as spindly humans, aptly named “muggers,” poke and prod you.
By Dave Orrick, St. Paul Pioneer Press
, February 10, 2013
WASHINGTON - When man first harnessed fire, no one recorded it. When the Wright Brothers showed man could fly, only a handful of people witnessed it. But when Neil Armstrong took that first small step on the moon in July 1969, an entire globe watched in grainy black-and-white from a quarter-million miles away
We saw it. We were part of it. He took that “giant leap for mankind” for us.
LOS ANGELES – When will the mantra “home, sweet home” shift to “home, smart home”?
Since the 1950s, many expected that it would happen in the 21st century. In fact, it was a preoccupation expressed in books, amusement park exhibits, TV shows and movies.
By Michelle Maltais, Los Angeles Times
, July 05, 2012
FARGO – For years, physicists were working to build a “very complicated puzzle” but couldn’t quite find the one missing piece in the box, North Dakota State University assistant professor of physics Andrew Croll said.
“It took a lot of time to find, and this is finally it,” he said about Wednesday’s announcement that researchers at the world’s biggest atom collider had found evidence of the so-called “God particle” that explains why everything has weight.
By Ryan Johnson and Erik Burgess, Forum staff writers
, July 05, 2012
In yesterday’s blog, we learned why the far side of the moon is hidden from view. But there’s more to the story than that. A small portion of the lunar far side has been seen right here from Earth without the need to send astronauts into lunar orbit.
Bob King, Duluth News Tribune and Areavoices.com
, May 19, 2011
Step into Satish Chandran’s office to ask him about the work he’s doing to jumpstart Fargo-Moorhead’s vaccine sector, and the director of North Dakota State University’s fledgling Center for Biopharmaceutical Research and Production goes out of his way to make one thing clear:
“I haven’t done it yet. You know that?” he says.
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