BLOWN-UNDER project finds its perfect storm

BLOWN-UNDER project finds its perfect storm

Student-driven winter weather field campaign faced dry, calm conditions until Wednesday storm proved fruitful Aaron Kennedy, in yellow, has led a month-long field research campaign aiming to observe conditions around blizzards and blowing snow. On Wednesday, his team finally had a […]

STEM Café brings blizzard research to downtown craft brewery

STEM Café brings blizzard research to downtown craft brewery

Aaron Kennedy’s STEM Café idea takes root downtown, brings UND and local expertise to public square Associate Professor Aaron Kennedy (center) and Carl Jones (left) presented the latest installment of “Hopped Up on Science,” which Kennedy has hosted monthly, during the […]

Building a better forecast in ‘Blizzard Alley’

Building a better forecast in ‘Blizzard Alley’

UND Atmospheric Scientist Aaron Kennedy seeks answers to the chilling mysteries of winter storms Aaron Kennedy, UND associate professor of atmospheric sciences, braves subzero temperatures to perform maintenance on weather instruments at the Oakville Field Station west of Grand Forks, N.D. […]

Blue Origin rocket takes UND students’ experiment into space

Blue Origin rocket takes UND students’ experiment into space

Knowledge gained about bioluminescence in microgravity will complement ongoing research Blue Origin’s rocket, named “New Shepard” for astronaut Alan Shepard, launched Dec. 11 in Texas. The suborbital, reusable rocket is designed to send payloads past the boundary of space. UND Space […]

Weathering the storm in the name of research

Weathering the storm in the name of research

UND atmospheric scientists gain unique perspectives by flying deep into Florida’s coastal tempests in search of data Aboard a specialized Cessna Citation II Research Aircraft, UND researchers flew recently into coastal thunderstorms, collecting atmospheric data. The research was conducted on behalf […]

Space talk

UND, ND Space Grant hosts video chat between girls’ STEM camp and NASA astronaut in space Middle-schoolers from the Grand Forks recently came to UND to receive a call … from space! The North Dakota Space Grant Consortium hosted a live downlink […]