September 28, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
THEODORE ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARK Rick Hieb believes America is still a country where hard work, dedication and education pays off and can lead to amazing and wondrous careers. Continue Reading
September 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Abby Stunes, of Mitchell, was among 15 middle and high school girls who recently attended the Badlands Astronomy Festival. Continue Reading
July 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
UND’s Center for Rural Health is forming a Center of Excellence in Native Behavioral Health with a five-year $3.5 million grant it has received from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, the university said. Continue Reading
January 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The more astronomers look for other worlds, the more they find that it’s a crowded and crazy cosmos. They think planets easily outnumber stars in our galaxy and they’re even finding them in the strangest of places.
November 19, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise
For backyard sky watchers and stargazers, Nick Reed’s nifty invention is heavenly. Continue Reading
August 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
The astronomers came up with this scenario to explain why the moon’s far side is so much more hilly than the one that is always facing Earth. The theory, outlined in a research paper published today in the journal Nature, comes complete with computer model runs showing how it would happen and an illustration that looks like the bigger moon getting a pie in the face. Continue Reading
May 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Area students enjoy astronomy lessons in UND’s GeoDomeThe inflatable planetarium has traveled to several area schools in its inaugural year. Organizers say it’s a unique program because instead of relying on outside presenters, classroom teachers are trained to use it as a tool in their own science lessons.