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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

A Formalloy machine performs directed energy deposition additive manufacturing, Sep. 19.

Martian dust may provide key to colonization of Mars

GREY KAMASZ, Evergreen reporter September 23, 2022

From Martian dust and metal powder, WSU may be able to 3D print metal and potentially pave the way for lunar missions and the colonization of Mars.  The Martian dust is not actual dust procured from...

“In space right now, when you launch a rocket, you have to carry all of your fuel with you.
It’s like if you wanted to go on a road trip to Maine, but you couldn’t stop at any gas stations along the way.”

Origami bladder design pumps freezing propellants into space

DAVID HUTNER, Evergreen reporter September 22, 2022

WSU researchers are being funded by NASA and Blue Origin to research origami bladder designs for propulsion of fluids at very low temperatures. Kjell Westra, doctorate student of philosophy and mechanical...

James Webb Telescope is the most effective for observing black holes in the universe.

Astronomers use high resolution telescope to look for black holes

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter January 27, 2022

A team of astronomers, including a WSU astrophysicist, will use the James Webb Telescope to search for black holes located in small galaxies. This will help determine their impact on the solar system...

Attendees gaze up at the images of constellations projected by professor Guy Worthey at his Galaxies Like Dust show on Aug. 24, 2019, in the WSU Planetarium.

WSU Planetarium preparing for upcoming show

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief November 30, 2021

The WSU Planetarium is hosting a guided tour of night skies Friday and Sunday. Associate physics professor Guy Worthey said the planetarium hosts guided tours every weekend. The show this...

[Weller is] kind of like a giant teddy bear because he works out, he’s in great shape, [and] I feel like he dwarfs me in size and yet he’s got a big heart, Councilmember Brandon Chapman said.

City Councilmember’s career at NASA carries over to Palouse

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief May 21, 2021

Before joining Pullman City Council in January 2008, one councilmember worked at NASA and was involved in multiple projects.  Councilmember Nathan Weller originally applied for a position with...

Wells became interested in space during his early high school years. He took a class in high school through the Idaho Science and Aerospace Scholars Program.

Undergraduate student proposes new solution to lunar dust

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief February 16, 2021

When Ian Wells, sophomore mechanical engineering major, interviewed to join the WSU HYPER Lab in October 2019, he did not expect to be working on a project for NASA the next summer.  Wells had an...

One of the designs for the nano-satellite built by the WSU Cougs in Space club on Oct. 14, 2018 in the electrical and mechanical engineering building.

Cougs in Space prepare satellite

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor April 27, 2020

Teams from Cougs in Space are working together to build a satellite that will be launched from the International Space Station by this October.  Mathew Bauer, junior computer science major and president...

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