Astronomy Day 2010

Apr 29th, 2010 | By | Category: April 29, 2010, Campus News

The University of Nebraska State Museum hosted Mueller Planetarium’s annual Astronomy Day celebration on April 24. The event included a number of hands on activities related to astronomy and attracted 629 visitors.

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Terese Janovec, assistant director of the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience, discusses UNL’s new nanoscience facility with Robert Huggenberger during Astronomy Day, April 24 at Morrill Hall. Huggenberger is a classroom support associate with Information Services. Troy Fedderson|University Communications


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Charles Nichols, a junior mechanical engineering major, shows Corbin Johnson how to operate a remote controlled plane. Nichols and other engineering students built the plane for a national competition. Troy Fedderson|University Communications
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Donna Kunkel (right), a physics major from Houston, Texas, explains how nanotechnology research helped design a better racquetball racquet to William Huggenberger during Astronomy Day at Morrill Hall. Huggenberger is the son of Robert Huggenberger, a classroom support associate with Information Services. Troy Fedderson|University Communications
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