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Cosmic ray detectors, built by Utah refugee teens, installed on Refugee Services Center

The detectors, which measure echoes of cosmic particles bombarding Earth’s atmosphere, were built by participants in a program called “Investigating the Development of STEM-Positive Identities of Refugee Teens in a Physics Out of School Time...
11-Apr-2024 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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This device gathers, stores electricity in remote settings

Wirelessly connected devices perform an expanding array of applications, such as monitoring the condition of machinery and remote sensing in agricultural settings. These applications hold much potential for improving the efficiency, but how do you...
9-Apr-2024 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of Utah names Kurt Dirks dean of the David Eccles School of Business

University of Utah Provost Mitzi M. Montoya announced that Kurt Dirks has accepted an offer to serve as dean of the David Eccles School of Business. Dirks is the Bank of America Professor of Managerial Leadership and director of the Bauer Leadership...
18-Mar-2024 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

With Discovery of Roundworms, the Great Salt Lake Ecosystem Just Got More Interesting

University of Utah biologists announce the discovery of numerous species of roundworm in the highly saline waters of Great Salt Lake, the vast terminal lake in northwestern Utah that supports millions of migratory birds.
13-Mar-2024 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The West is best to spot UFOs

Most sighting reports of Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena occur in the American West where proximity to public lands, dark skies and military installations afford more opportunities to see strange objects in the air. Understanding environmental...
27-Feb-2024 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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U’s Red Butte Press releases unique fine arts book

Oracle Bones is a fine press artists’ book published by the Red Butte Press, part of the Book Arts Program at the Marriott Library. The book contains text by Terry Tempest Williams and prints from woodblocks by Gaylord Schanilec, both produced for...
23-Feb-2024 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats have long been in flux

It has been long assumed that Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats was formed as its ancient namesake lake dried up 13,000 years ago. But new research from the University of Utah has gutted that narrative, determining these crusts did not form until...
22-Feb-2024 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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25 innovative solutions to the housing affordability crisis

Each year since 2018, Ivory Innovations has recognized organizations working on solutions to the lack of affordable housing in the United States.
21-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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