Science

The Local Beet: Growing a crop of smart, healthy Grand Rapidians

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 04-05-2010 under OPINION

Food, food, food – the topic of food has hit mainstream. Many of us have heard of the latest food blockbuster, Food Inc., listened to food expert Michael Pollan on Oprah, or have heard the British super chef Jamie Oliver, who is looking to remake...

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Leading SETI astronomer lectures on the probability of intelligent alien life

by (George)

Submitted 03-16-2010 under NEWS

Do aliens exist? And if so, when will we meet them? These questions were on the mind of more than 200 science fans sitting (and standing) last night in Grand Valley State University's downtown Loosemore Auditorium (401 W. Fulton) as they listened to...

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Telescopes Entertain Thousands Wednesday Night

by (drewsa9)

Submitted 10-01-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

Wednesday night was the only night this week the weather cooperated enough for members of the Grand Rapids Amateur Astronomical Association, local amateur astronomers, and Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium staff members to set up high-powered telescopes...

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