News: Did We Just Get a Clue into the Mystery of the Missing Dark Matter?
News: Another National Media Portrait of Life in North Dakota
The article is less judgmental than the recent New York Times articles and raises questions that deal more with how we’re handling the boom on a forward-looking cultural level. Included are vignettes on Watford City, Bismarck, and Fargo that outline ideas and issues for each. [...]Read & Share sourced from: Vox
News: Health Department Proposal Revises Policy on Storage of Radioactive Oil Field Waste
In shaping the proposal the Department of Health reached out to the Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois to help make a determination of what is safe for landfill workers. The new plan would allow larger landfills to accept radioactive waste with a permit. [...]Read & Share sourced from: Grand Forks Herald
News: Fast-Tracking Fargo Flood Protection?
News: Williston State College Equipped to Train Diesel Mechanics
News: Less Red Tape for Truckers
A press release from Representative Cramer’s office outlined some changes for commercial truck drivers that will likely make their lives a little easier. The full press release follows below, but the gist is this: Drivers won’t be required to file a report on the post-trip inspection when they don’t find any issues with their truck. The [...]Read & Share
News: UND Nickname Task Force Formulates Plan
News: Coyote Station Hopes to Be Partially Online by Christmas
Curio: Slow Motion Awesome: Raindrop Impacts on Sand
There are a lot of everyday events that look very different when you slow them down — a lot, but this short video on a rain drop hitting landing in sand is particularly impressive. The video was recorded by chemical engineers at the University of Minnesota researching…. wait for it…. the types of craters that water drops [...]Read & Share