NebraskaSCIENCE Newsletter - April 2015

Weatherfest and Severe Weather Symposium is April 11

A Weatherfest attendee gets his picture taken with a tornado image at the 2014 event. (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)UNL's 15th Annual Family Weatherfest and Severe Weather Symposium is Saturday, April 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hardin Hall. The free event will explore the wonders of weather and teach techniques for surviving – and even thriving – through severe weather events. Free parking is available. Continue reading…

The Science Behind Daylight Savings

'Those of us who have fond summer-night memories of chasing fireflies and starry-night sleepovers might have an emotional attachment to Daylight Savings Time. But is there any scientific basis for the implied savings? Does moving the clock forward actually save anything? Continue reading…

Augustyn wins UNL staff award

Lindsay AugustynLindsay Augustyn, the outreach and communications director at the Center for Science, Mathematics and Computer Education, was awarded the Floyd S. Oldt Award for Exceptional Service, Creativity, Innovation and Dedication to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Continue reading…

Originally published April 2, 2015 - Submit an Item