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Solar eclipse viewing at student observatory Oct. 23

Solar eclipse viewing at student observatory Oct. 23

October 22, 2014

The UNL Student Observatory will be open to the public to allow viewing of a rare partial solar eclipse on Oct. 23. The observatory will be open to the public from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. to provide safe, enlarged views of the interstellar event.

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

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