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Students eclipsed with historic sight

Fresno State students and staff gathered around campus on Monday to watch what many called the “Great American Eclipse,” the first of its kind in nearly 40 years. The Fresno State Henry Madden Library hosted Experience The 2017 Eclipse Across ...

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Engineering students gets real-life experience at NASA

The Lyles College of Engineering continued its Summer Engineering Camp program in June and sent over 40 high school students to the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California. Hernan Maldonado, director of student services at the college, said ...

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International Coffee Hour kicks off with forum on India

Four students gave a presentation about Indian culture Tuesday in the Henry Madden Library during the first International Coffee Hour of the semester. “This is a weekly event to introduce international students here,” said Makoto Saito, a Japanese international student ...

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A 50th Anniversary review of Kennedy’s legacy

This Friday will mark the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s death.  Although Kennedy is discussed frequently and countless books are written about him seemingly every year, the 50th anniversary of his assassination surely calls for a more commemorative ...

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Alumnus reflects on hall of fame space career

Chris Rosander has gone where no other Fresno State alumnus has gone before: the International Space Hall of Fame.

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Science that is out of this world

“The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance – the idea that anything is possible,” said Ray Bradbury, an American science-fiction writer.

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How much would you pay for the universe?

The year was 1961. It was the height of the Cold War, with the United States locked in a political, economic and scientific battle with the Soviet Union. Our Red rivals launched Sputnik, the first artificial satellite, in 1957, using essentially an intercontinental ballistic missile as its propulsion method. Fear fell over our nation after the realization that we were not as untouchable as we had previously thought. This fear gave birth to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the United States began its own journey to the stars.

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Fresno State Students work with NASA

In July, a team of eight Fresno State students went to NASA to conduct an experiment in its Grant Us Space Reduced Gravity Education Flight Program. The students departed to Houston, on July 5, where they trained for their weightless experiment.

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Fresno State students work with NASA

In July, a team of eight Fresno State students went to the NASA to conduct an experiment in its Grant Us Space Reduced Gravity Education Flight Program. The students departed to Houston, Texas, on July 5, where they trained for their weightless experiment.

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NASA selects ‘Team Fresno State’ for zero gravity experiment

Eight Fresno State students have been chosen by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to conduct an experiment in its Grant Us Space Reduced Gravity Education Flight Program.

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