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Ask Dr. Universe: Why do we need stars?
April 4, 2017

Dr. UniversePULLMAN, Wash. – If you are anything like me, you like watching the night sky. The stars we see are a lot like our nearest star, the sun. They are just much farther away. That makes stars look like small twinkly things instead of a big, furious thing like our sun.

Ask Dr. Universe: What color are our stars?
November 29, 2016

dr-universe-logoVANCOUVER, Wash. – Just the other night, I grabbed my binoculars and looked up to the starry sky. At first the stars looked white, but when I looked closer I noticed some appeared more blue and red.

New program attracts top science students
March 3, 2008

 

PULLMAN – The College of Sciences at WSU is taking applications from top high school seniors for a new program called STARS (Students Targeted toward Advanced Research Studies).

 

“This is an exciting program created for the best science students in Washington who are interested in a research career in the molecular biosciences,” said Associate Dean of Sciences Mary Sanchez Lanier.  “I have been delighted with the response to our program so far.  We have many highly talented students in the state, and these students are interested in working with internationally recognized faculty at WSU both early in their studies and into their … » More …