Well, it’s official — Donald Trump was elected President of the United States of America. Among his more controversial beliefs is the one that global warming is, as he tweeted, a hoax “created by and for the Chinese.” Future President Trump is not alone in his denial though — inContinue Reading

Dean decides new science facilities will not house two million dollars’ worth of NASA equipment In the late 1940s, a young man named Otto Berg graduated from Concordia College and was later employed at NASA. In 1965, he designed an instrument for the Apollo 17 mission to study the effectsContinue Reading

Let’s start shooting stuff into space again Dear NASA, As I’m sure you’ve heard by now, America is no longer the coolest country in the world. Last week, India successfully put their satellite, Mangalyaan, into orbit around Mars. That’s really cool. Sure, you did it first, but they got itContinue Reading

Concordia is curious about Mars, and Drs. Thelma Berquó and Heidi Manning of the pysics department, along with physics major Mitch Campion, have all been part of a recent spike in interplanetary research at the college. This summer, Campion teamed up with Berquó to research highly magnetic iron oxides, whichContinue Reading