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UND FOOTBALL: UND upbeat as team prepares for home opener
Evans cut, Sanford placed on IR as Vikings finalize roster
Twins grab 6-4 victory over Baltimore Orioles
TOM MILLER: UND hits an important stretch
COLLEGE CLIPBOARD: Women's soccer
To promote healthy eating, engage kids in food selection and preparation
Jimi Jamison, Lead Singer of Survivor, Dies at 63
Low-carb diets may beat low-fat options for weight loss, heart health
Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Ariana Grande among celebrities exposed in massive nude photo leak
Choice fitness center offers ‘Baby Bootcamp’
life & style
Lucia Ann (Hatton) Jording
William Sylvester Marshall
Scott A. Veum
Passenger pigeons’ biology may share blame in extinction
1964 federal law set stage for the second “W” in Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness
BRAD DOKKEN: The day I caught a 'blue walleye'
Snakes in the grass: A key to Minnesota's vanishing prairie
OUTDOOR NOTES: N.D. pheasant harvest declines
LLOYD OMDAHL: One Christian perspective on ‘personhood’ measure
OUR OPINION: A Labor Day look at Manitoban immigration
Duaine Espegard: Measure 3 puts politicians in charge of higher ed
LETTER: N.D. pastors, speak out in favor of Measure 1
LETTER: Pedestrian crossings at roundabouts need attention
April 22, 2014
Study shows risk of asteroid hitting Earth higher than thought
The chance of a city-killing asteroid striking Earth is higher than scientists previously believed, a non-profit group building an asteroid-hunting telescope said on Tuesday.
April 22, 2014 - 4:20pm
April 20, 2014
'Easter Dragon' makes delivery to International Space Station
A cargo ship owned by Space Exploration Technologies arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday, with a delivery of supplies and science...
April 20, 2014 - 9:33pm
April 15, 2014
Sky-watchers see 'blood moon' in total lunar eclipse
Parts of the world saw a rare celestial event on Tuesday when the Earth's shadow fell across the moon, turning it orange. The lunar eclipse unfolded over three hours beginning at about 2 a.m. EDT, when the moon began moving into Earth's shadow. A little more than an hour later, the...
April 15, 2014 - 9:24am
January 20, 2014
Spacecraft Rosetta roused from slumber on comet-chasing quest
FRANKFURT - Comet-chasing spacecraft Rosetta woke from nearly three years of hibernation on Monday to complete a decade-long deep space mission that scientists hope will help unlock some of the secrets of the solar system. Rosetta, which was launched by the European Space Agency...
January 20, 2014 - 2:47pm
January 2, 2014
Over a thousand candidates shortlisted for life on Mars
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A mission to put humans on Mars that drew 200,000 applicants has selected more than a thousand candidates who will now be tested to come up with a final list of 24 would-be Mars-dwellers. Mars One was set up in 2011 by two Dutch men with the goal of establishing...
January 2, 2014 - 3:27pm
November 5, 2013
India blasts off in race to Mars with low-cost mission
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India launched its first rocket to Mars on Tuesday, aiming to reach the red planet at a much lower cost than successful missions by other nations, positioning the emerging Asian giant as a budget player in the latest global space race. The Mars Orbiter Mission's...
November 5, 2013 - 11:10am
August 23, 2013
UND astronaut featured on Popular Science
Popular Science is highlighting photos taken by astronaut and UND alumna Karen Nyberg, who is still orbiting the Earth in the International Space...
August 23, 2013 - 12:20pm
December 7, 2012
Space-tourism company to offer two seats to the moon
WASHINGTON -- It had to happen: A start-up company is offering rides to the moon. Book your seat now -- though it's going to set you back $750 million (it's unclear if that includes baggage fees). Led by heavy-hitter former NASA executives, the Golden Spike Co. would boldly go where...
December 7, 2012 - 10:46am
August 30, 2012
'Once in a blue moon' happens tonight
Tonight is the blue moon. Of course, it won't actually be blue unless you happen to be near a volcano. Volcanic ash and forest fires can turn...
August 30, 2012 - 7:00pm
UND's Space Studies Department to hold 'public star party'
UND's Space Studies Department and the university's astronomy club will be holding a "Public Star Party" event at 9 p.m. Friday at Clifford Hall, Room 210, on campus. The event is free and presentations will be geared for all ages. A main topic of discussion will be the Mars Science...
August 30, 2012 - 7:00pm
June 5, 2012
Rare look at transit of Venus seen at UND observatory
The rarest planetary occurrence was observed Tuesday, and many caught a glimpse of it as UND showed off its observatory southwest of Grand Forks. The transit of Venus takes place every 105 years when Venus aligns between the sun and Earth for about seven hours. The UND astronomy...
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June 5, 2012 - 8:06pm
June 4, 2012
Areavoices: Cool stuff to see during Tuesday's transit of Venus
June 4, 2012 - 2:04pm