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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
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
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
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
Is God Outside the Material World?
This is the question taken on by Fr. John Behr, dean and Patristics professor at St. Vladimir's Seminary. The discussion of this question lasts for this next week. If you're interested in this questio...
10/23/12 at 6:58 PM Humanity as Made in the Image of God in St. Athanasius 5/3/12 at 4:08 PM
Orthodoxy and Atheism 4/18/12 at 2:30 PM
mama mondays: pirates, polar bears and prehistory
This was not part of our initial summer vacation plans: It was a possible Plan C that turned into Plan A that turned into one of the most well-received five hours of our family vacation in Minneapo...
7/23/12 at 10:20 PM mama mondays: pirates, polar bears and prehistory 7/23/12 at 10:13 PM
mama mondays: pirates, polar bears and prehistory 7/23/12 at 6:26 AM
I think I need to go back to school for retraining, because I find myself unequipped for the technical and methodological demands of modern life. Specifically, I cant understand my phone bill. It ...
7/12/12 at 3:56 PM
Watching the sky for giants.
My grand plan for this summer was to, each day, spend a little time on one subject - math, science, handwriting, history/geography. So far, that hasn't happened exactly as planned, probably partially ...
6/22/12 at 12:27 PM
Cells and Stem Cells
I realized that I havent done one of my science made simple blogs for awhile. I dont know if anyone really finds them useful, but since I enjoy writing on these topics, I still do them on occasion an...
6/15/12 at 8:48 PM
Celebrate the night 2011 and ring in 2012!
Are you looking for something to do on New Years Eve? Why notring in the New Year at theAlerus Centerwith Celebrate the Night. Celebrate the Night is an alcohol-free event for the entire family. The e...
12/27/11 at 12:22 PM
Message in a Bottle: Deconstructing wine from a chemist's perspective
Prof. Greg Cook presents Message in a Bottle: Deconstructing wine from a chemist's perspective(video) at the NDSU Science and Math's Science Caf at the Hotel Donaldson, Tuesday, December 13, 2011. ht...
12/16/11 at 11:46 AM Message in a Bottle - Science Café with Prof. Cook 12/12/11 at 7:14 PM
DNA Profiling - Science Café with Dr. Stuart Haring 10/25/11 at 2:52 PM