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.
A "blood moon" total lunar eclipse will be featured in a public event Oct. 8 at the UNL Student Observatory. The observatory, on the roof of the Stadium Parking Garage, 10th and T streets, will be open from 4:30 to 7:30 a.m. Oct. 8.
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.
A research group led by UNL physicist Axel Enders will prep a material for testing on the International Space Station. The project is funded by a NASA grant awarded to Nebraska EPSCoR. UNL Today reported on the news on September 4, 2014. ...