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Clarkson University's winning sled.

Clarkson Claims Top Spot in Clean Snowmobile Challenge

March 13, 2011
By Dennis Walikainen

University teams from across the US and Canada competed in the 12th Annual Clean Snowmobile Challenge. Clarkson University won top honors.

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville finishes the 2011 Clean Snowmobile Challenge Endurance Run.

Three Sleds Complete Clean Snowmobile Challenge Endurance Run

March 8, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

UW Platteville, Clarkson, Idaho, UW Madison

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Michigan Tech's entry in the 2010 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge

Public Invited to View the Sleds of Tomorrow at Clean Snowmobile Challenge

March 2, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Snowmobile Public Display Wednesday, March 9, Acceleration and Handling Saturday, March 12

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Mind Trekkers Celebrate National Engineers Week in Detroit, Jackson

February 23, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech MIND TREKKERS are bringing hands-on science fun to the Detroit Science Center and Westwood Mall in Jackson.

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Chassell High School student Jared Jarvi working on the wiring of a

Enterprising Chassell Students Focus on the Nano Scale

January 31, 2011
By Jillian Schwab

High school students solve real-world problems in Enterprise program.

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The winning zero emissions entry in the 2010 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2011 Clean Snowmobile Challenge the Biggest and Greenest Yet

January 18, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

A record number of teams are coming to Michigan Tech

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Oobleck is a non-Newronian fluid that displays the properties of both a liquid and a solid.

Who Says You Can't Walk -- or Run -- on Water?

January 15, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech MIND TREKKERS  bring oobleck and other science fun to the Einstein Project Science Expo in Green Bay.

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Gayle Bruntjens of the Upper Peninsula Raptor and Wildlife Rehabilitation Center holding Twitters, a cooper's hawk.

Live Birds of Prey at Michigan Tech Friday and Saturday

October 28, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

Sponsored by the Inter-Residence Hall Council

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Making liquid nitrogen ice cream.

Science & Engineering Expo on National Mall: MindTrekkers from Michigan Tech Reveal the Science Behind the Mystery

October 18, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

MindTrekkers, a traveling science road show produced by Youth Programs at Michigan Tech, will share some of the stranger mysteries of science with hundreds of thousands of visitors to the first USA Science and Engineering Expo Oct. 23-24 on the National Mall.  It is one of two Tech exhibits invited to the Expo in Washington, DC.

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A FLIR camera image uses light intensity or color brightness to show levels of heat in the Santiaguito Volcano's crater in Guatemala.

Science & Engineering Expo on National Mall: Michigan Tech NSF Program Answers Burning Questions About Volcanoes

October 18, 2010
By Jillian Schwab

Michigan Tech was invited to bring two hands-on science education exhibits to the first USA Science & Engineering Expo in Washington, DC.  The University's NSF-funded PIRE (Partnership for International Research and Education) program is demonstrating some of the tools they use to monitor volcanoes, and MindTrekkers brings Youth Programs' hands-on science show to the two-day public celebration on the National Mall in DC.  

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