Mars on the docket? Getting to and from the red planet

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“Space: the final frontier.” For the past fifty years, the Star Trek motto has hinged on the idea that humanity could continue beyond Earth and inhabit other planets. Adding to […]

Social media can be a double-edged sword for athletes

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Social media is an integral part of today’s society. Most people use at least one form of social media, and student-athletes are no exception. The use of social media can […]

Idle engines are the inversion’s playthings

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Utah is well-known for many things: national parks, great snow and the Jazz, but Utah is especially known for its bad air quality. While there are numerous contributors to the […]

Crumbling, stumbling, bumbling: America’s rocky roads

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During the 2016 presidential election, the topic of national infrastructure found its way into the spotlight. President Donald Trump addressed infrastructure in both his campaign and inaugural speech. Trump said […]

Science Weekly: Young girls believe boys are naturally smarter

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Young girls are more likely associate intelligence with males rather than females, a new study from New York University, the University of Illinois and Princeton University said. Lin Bian, doctoral […]

The significance of seeking diversity in science

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  “Hidden Figures,” a film depicting the lives of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, three African-American women who worked for and made great contributions to NASA, gave […]

Greatest snow on Earth falls in record quantities

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On Jan. 24, the popular Utah-based weather blog WasatchWeatherWeenies reported that “pound for pound, the snowiest place in Utah” is Ben Lomond Peak. The National Water and Climate Center snow […]

Science Weekly: Holographic communications within reach

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The world is one step closer to communicating via hologram, thanks to a group of physicists from The Australian National University. The team invented a small device which has the […]