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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia University has marked the start of a new phase of research aimed at recovering rare earth elements from coal and its byproducts. A ceremony was held Wednesday at the National Research Center for Coal and Energy on WVU’s Evansdale campus in Morgantown for the Rare Earth Extraction Facility. WVU… Read More
Astronomers have found 12 more moons orbiting the planet Jupiter. These moons are all small — just 5 kilometers or less across — and one of them behaves very strangely.
In the evolution of mankind, progress has been made through knowledge. Believing was good, but the big steps in history were made with science. Once humans figured out how to use fire, or a couple centuries later when our ancestors used agriculture and became sedentary, quality of life improved immensely. The big steps in developing… Read More
Earth’s rocks and fossils can help us understand our own species. Paleontologist Kenneth Lacovara explains important moments in Earth’s history that help us recognize our place in the world.
This is the February 6, 2018 broadcast of The OUtlet from WOUB News. On this episode, our reporters cover the process of turning iron sludge into paint, a commercial model who is also a student at Ohio University, the new paid parental leave policy for OU grad students, and a late night performance produced by… Read More