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Nebraska-led website shows wonders of 'Funsize Physics'


Sept 7, 2017 – Launched by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with support from the National Science Foundation, the Funsize Physics website features brief highlights of condensed-matter physics research and classroom activities written by NSF-funded researchers from across the United States.



Aerial image of the approaching eclipse shadow captured by the Nebraska team that launched high altitude balloons to study the Aug. 21 event.

Project successfully takes to the sky to collect eclipse data


Aug 24, 2017 – A Nebraska research team that was part of a nationwide, NASA-funded project studying the Great American Eclipse successfully launched three balloons and collected data during the Aug. 21 celestial event.



"Going with the Flow" by Olga Prins Lukowski was one of nine eclipse-themed quilts on display at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum on Aug. 19-20. The design features jewel-like celestial objects framed by various blocks of dark-colored fabric.

Clear skies or no, the eclipse is coming


Aug 21, 2017 – Even with clouds in the forecast, the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse will remain a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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