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The stargazing event on April 28 was unfortunately impeded by clouds and light rain, but the fun and learning continued indoors. MSU researcher, Edmund Stark, provided in introduction to astronomy by explaining astronomical sizes and distances. Using a globe to model the Earth, he described the sizes of the moon, other planets, other moons, and the sun, relative to the globe, the…
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Area teachers recently committed a day to their own education by attending a full day workshop at MSU St. Andrews. Their goal: to learn about 3D design and printing in order to incorporate the concepts into their student lesson plans. MSU researchers Bob Bubeck and Tracy Zhang hosted separate two groups of teachers on March 21 and 22. Teachers in attendance were…
N.E. Middle School students engage in 3D printing; learn about materials science
Parents, mentors and members of the community were treated to an evening of science when 12 summer interns presented their research project findings on August 18, 2016. Students had applied for the internship positions in April, and were selected from a very competitive pool of Midland area high school juniors. After matching their experience and interests to the available projects, students were…
Mural of the Carina Nebula – The NASA image superimposes false-color gas features observed with the Hubble Space Telescope over a stellar field observed with the 4 meter Blanco Telescope at CTIO in Chile.
Renovations will improve accessibility for all audiences and integrate art as well as science, engineering, technology, and mathematics into the design.