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Penn State's Guy Bluford, First African American in Space, Featured on Fox News Penn State's Guy Bluford, First African American in Space, Featured on Fox News
76 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Nate Mink
Guy Bluford became the first African American in space on Aug. 30, 1983, as a member of the crew aboard the third flight of the space shuttle Challenger. [Read More]
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New Center Aims to Push Boundaries of 3-D Printing New Center Aims to Push Boundaries of 3-D Printing
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, David Pacchioli
Rich Martukanitz holds two prototypes, one in each hand. The first design, a thick, heavy chunk, would make a good doorstop. The second is a hollowed-out set of spider arms, like a splayed but sturdy rack of ribs. [Read More]

Researchers Working to Reduce Methane Emissions from Cows Researchers Working to Reduce Methane Emissions from Cows
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Researchers at Penn State are looking for ways to limit methane from cows as part of an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. They're also hoping to increase milk production at the same time. Details from the Centre County Report. [Read More]

Penn State Professor Part of NASA Team that Discovered Earth-Like Planet Penn State Professor Part of NASA Team that Discovered Earth-Like Planet
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, C.J. Doon
While little remains known about the planet, located 500 million light years away, Ford and the team suspects it has a rocky surface with a reasonable atmosphere, meaning it could potentially have liquid water. Continents, oceans, coastlines — maybe even life — could populate the surface. [Read More]

X Prize Founder Peter Diamandis on Lunar Lion, Penn State’s Lunar X Prize Team X Prize Founder Peter Diamandis on Lunar Lion, Penn State’s Lunar X Prize Team
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Bobby Chen
X Prize founder Peter Diamandis praised and endorsed the Lunar Lion’s mission to not only become the first entity besides the governments of the U.S., the Soviet Union, and China to land on the moon, but also to become the first university in the world to ever accomplish that feat. [Read More]

Research Unplugged Returns to Schlow Library Research Unplugged Returns to Schlow Library
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Research Unplugged, the Penn State series that brings together a broad range of University researchers and the State College community for lively public discussions, returns this spring at Schlow Centre Region Library. [Read More]

Students Designing Car that's High on Performance, Low on Emissions Students Designing Car that's High on Performance, Low on Emissions
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Penn State students are working to design a fun-to-drive hybrid performance car that's comfortable, and more importantly, easy on the environment. The Centre County Report introduces us to the EcoCar2 Team. [Read More]

Lunar Lions Aim for the Moon Lunar Lions Aim for the Moon
39 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Penn State students are competing to win the Google Lunar X Prize which is worth $20 million. They hope to land a privately-funded spacecraft on the Moon by 2015 becoming the first to visit the moon in 40 years. The Centre County Report has details. [Read More]

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