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Instructor gives students a view of passing asteroid

Sarah Weatherbee, Multimedia editor

February 20, 2013

Astronomy instructor Dixie Burns brought outer space to the classroom on Feb. 15. Students watched NASA’s live stream of asteroid 2012 DA14 as it flew past Earth at 1:25 p.m. CST. The asteroid measured approximately 13 stories in size and it has never come this close to the Earth before. It was...

Grants provide for weather and climate courses

Lauren Sutter, Staff Writer

December 4, 2012

Grants awarded to Madison College have helped offer weather and climate course Madison College weather and climate courses have been very fortunate in the past few years. In 2009, Madison College received a Unidata equipment grant, with funds from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The funds...

Space program inspires technological innovation

Space shuttle program.

Clarion editorial board

September 11, 2012

The passing of Neil Armstrong should remind us to continue exploring space. The space program was a magical thing in the 1960s. It was a time when nations were trying their hardest to explore and advance faster than others. The United States knew it would be a power to be reckoned with by putting...

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