Ring of Fire
Thousands in northern Nevada and millions across the world gathered to see Sunday’s astronomical event
What’s That In the Sky?
A team of UNR Mechanical Engineering and Research faculty students were on hand Thursday morning at Dilworth Stem Academy in Sparks to help the students fill their 5-foot in diameter hydrogen-filled weather balloons. A total of 10 balloons in all were launched, each carrying 12 pounds of experiments that included solar dust collectors, cockroaches and blood. The students’ experiments involved testing what affects low-pressure, high radiation a...