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The moon glowing in the night sky.
“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.

Spectators watch as Sylvester cuts open Titan VanCoug's spathe.
Titan VanCoug now in bloom
July 16, 2019

The rare corpse flower is expected to be in bloom for up to 48 hours and can be seen in person 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. on the WSU Vancouver campus or via live webcam anytime.

More Science & Technology

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.

Unlocking secrets of the ice worm
June 26, 2019

If you are an ice worm isolated on a glacial mountaintop the expectation is you aren’t going anywhere but new WSU research shows this isn’t always the case.

Teaching old bears new tricks
June 17, 2019

Training adult grizzly bears to give blood turned out to be much easier than WSU graduate student Joy Erlenbach imagined.

Lloyd Smith named ASME fellow
May 30, 2019

Lloyd Smith, a professor in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, has been named a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Feaver named JCDREAM director
April 24, 2019

The Joint Center for Deployment and Research in Earth Abundant Materials (JCDREAM) has announced a new director to lead the group.