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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
96 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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Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Nov. 19 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Nov. 19
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]

Lunar Lions Update: Rocket Testing & Looming Deadline Lunar Lions Update: Rocket Testing & Looming Deadline
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
The Lunar Lions have begun testing the prototype of the system they're taking to the moon. But the real value of the program is so much more than a spacecraft or a competition. [Read More]

Unusual Eclipse Expected Over State College, But Can You See it? Unusual Eclipse Expected Over State College, But Can You See it?
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Matt Allibone
Local sky watchers may be in for a treat Wednesday morning as long as the weather doesn’t get in the way. An event known as a "selenelion" will occur -- that's the moment when a total lunar eclipse and the sunrise take place at the same time. [Read More]

Woman Donates Kidney to Penn State Graduate After Reading StateCollege.com Report Woman Donates Kidney to Penn State Graduate After Reading StateCollege.com Report
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
"Ironically, when I read the story I knew I'd be a match. I just felt it. And when I told my fiancé I had to do all this extensive testing to see if I was a match he said, 'let's be honest we already know your going to be,'" says Hawk. [Read More]

New Center Aims to Push Boundaries of 3-D Printing New Center Aims to Push Boundaries of 3-D Printing
26 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
29 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
34 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
37 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
38 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
40 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]

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