Science

Key to Utah earthquake risks sought in Earth's mantle flow

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LOGAN — When it comes to understanding earthquakes in interior states like Utah, there are a lot of gaps. But a Utah State University associate...

Science

Key to Utah earthquake risks sought in Earth's mantle flow

LOGAN — When it comes to understanding earthquakes in interior states like Utah, there are a lot of gaps. But a Utah State University associate...


Science

Why are mollusks spread all over the ocean?

Dr. Universe: If mollusks have such heavy shells to drag around with them, how have they spread all over the ocean? — Michel W. Dear Michel, Mollusks,...


Science

Best places to see the Perseids meteor shower in northern Utah

Stargazers take note: Perseids is back. This year nature is conspiring to bring parts of our planet a spectacular cosmic light show. Perseids is a meteor shower...


Science

Why are there so few female engineers?

OGDEN — For young women considering a career in engineering, Kathleen Kramer has some straight advice: “truthfully, just do it.” As a...


Science

What materials would you use to make a rocket?

Dr. Universe: What materials would you use to make a rocket? —Freya, Scotland Dear Freya, Whether it’s a model rocket you build in the backyard or one...




Environment

Team including USU scientist discovers deadly tree frogs

A Utah-based scientist working with a team of researchers has discovered two new species of frogs that could make you croak. The casque-headed tree frogs are the...


Science

How did Earth get its first drop of water?

Dr. Universe: How did the first drop of water ever happen on Earth? —Ash, 6, SeaTac, WA Dear Ash, We’ve learned a lot about how water supports life on...

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