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“How does the moon glow?”
July 19, 2019

As the world celebrates the 50th anniversary of mankind’s first steps on the moon, it seems an ideal time to feature this recent lunar question posed by a Pullman youngster to Ask Dr. Universe.

Dark skies
June 28, 2019

Today, residents of the Pacific Northwest remain among the few who can still marvel at the brilliance of the Milky Way on a clear moonless night.

Mysteries from the moon’s past
July 23, 2018

While the moon is uninhabitable today, there could have been simple life forms on its surface in the distant past.

WSU scientists help detect gravitational waves for third time
August 7, 2017

black holeBy Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Three billion years ago in a distant galaxy, two massive black holes slammed together, merged into one and sent space–time vibrations, known as gravitational waves, shooting out into the universe.