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Unseasonable greetings for Washington state’s vineyards
December 21, 2016

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

PROSSER, Wash. – Washington’s wine industry let out a collective sigh of relief this week as a stiff shot of cold weather gave way to much milder temperatures – just in time for the winter solstice.

Physicists to do super-cool research in space
October 26, 2016

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

Engels-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University and NASA scientists are set to begin an investigation into the strange world of quantum physics on the International Space Station.

May 22-25 conference: Plant and Microbe Adaptation to Cold
March 21, 2016

coldSEATTLE – Improving global food security and agricultural sustainability, with emphasis on the impact of climate change, is the theme of the 2016 Plant and Microbe Adaptation to Cold conference to be held May 22-25 in downtown Seattle.

Photos: Snowflakes cold and colorful
February 4, 2014

By Shelly Hanks, WSU Photos Services

PULLMAN, Wash. – Dry, crystalline snow will remain on the ground for some days as the weather clears and turns unseasonably cold into the weekend, according to the area forecast.

Old boilers revived in record-cold pinch
February 2, 2004

Originally expected to go online this month, the $41 million Grimes Way Steam Plant will instead start up in May, said Ev Davis, executive director of Facility Operations at Washington State University.Difficulties and delays in completing the Distributed Control System, which will integrate the new Grimes Way Steam Plant and the existing College Avenue Steam Plant, are responsible for the postponement, said Energy Plant Manager Mike Nearing. In the meantime, the campus is being heated by three existing boilers at the College Avenue Steam Plant on the west edge of the Pullman campus. Those include one coal-fired boiler and two natural gas-fired boilers. The aging … » More …