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Lunar Eclipse Viewing Event

Lunar Eclipse Viewing Event

October 8, 2014

The student observatory's open house for viewing the October 8 lunar eclipse was featured on UNL Today and local news channel 8.  Turnout was great, and the observatory provided

Why is DNA right-handed? UNL finding supports hypothesis

Why is DNA right-handed? UNL finding supports hypothesis

September 17, 2014

New research by UNL physicists, which was published in the Sept. 12 online edition of Physical Review Letters now gives support to a long-posited but never-proven hypothesis that electrons in cosmic rays -- which are mostly left-handed -- preferentially destroyed left-handed precursors of DNA on the primordial Earth.

EPSCoR grants awarded

EPSCoR grants awarded

August 6, 2014

NSF issued a press release on August 6, 2014, on the $6-million NSF EPSCoR Track 2 RII grants, each awarded to three pairs of EPSCoR states, including Nebraska-Kansas.  The Nebra

Surface phenomenon discovered

Surface phenomenon discovered

July 24, 2014

An international team of scientists, including J. D. Burton and Evgeny Tsymbal, has discovered what they called an intriguing and entirely unexpected phenomenon at the surface of a tr

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