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Marek Matyjasik researches chemical reactions with water and mineral surfaces. He has received the Fulbright Scholarship to go to Poland and teach geology. (Press release from on March 21)

From the ground up: WSU professor attains international acclaim

Nic Muranaka March 29, 2019

Matt - e - yah - shick. That's how you pronounce Dr. Marek Matyjasik's last name, the first skill students at Warsaw University will have to practice when he travels there early next year as Weber State...

The super moon view through the trees. (Kelly Watkins / The Signpost) Photo credit: Kelly Watkins

‘Super blood wolf moon’ rises over Wasatch

Ashlynd Greenwood January 20, 2019

Spectators witnessed a rare lunar phenomenon on Jan. 20 during the only total lunar eclipse of 2019. Referred to as a super blood wolf moon, this event featured both a super moon and a total lunar...


10,000 years of change

Sunny Mallick April 6, 2018

Astrobiologist David Grinspoon wrote a book looking at the past 10,000 years and other Earth-like planets, such as Venus and Mars, to discuss climate change on Earth. Now, he's giving a lecture about it....


The final frontier: colonizing our solar system

Zac Watts October 27, 2017

If Elon Musk is to be believed, humans will be living on another planet within the next decade. According to Musk, “We will stay on Earth forever, and eventually there will be an extinction event....

Pluto was declared a dwarf star, instead of a Planet, in 2006 by the International Astronomical Union. (Source: Pixabay)

Science Weekly: Scientists push to redeem Pluto’s planetary status

Kellie Plumhof March 21, 2017

In August 2006, Pluto lost its planetary status when the International Astronomical Union officially declared Pluto a dwarf planet. For those who grew up with nine planets, not eight, the news came...

Recycling Shouldnt be Limited to One Day

Recycling Shouldn’t be Limited to One Day

Tanoya Poulsen December 2, 2015

There are over 30 days in a year dedicated to serving our planet. Over the weekend on Nov. 15 American's got the chance to celebrate planet Earth by recycling on America Recycles Day. The day...

Like it or not, it's home

Tanoya Poulsen October 14, 2015

In October 1957 the USSR sent Sputnik, the first satellite, in space to orbit the Earth. In 1961 the first human journeyed to space, followed in 1969 by the first man on the moon. We’ve sent rovers...

Creative ways to recycle your copy of The Signpost

July 28, 2014

Here at the Signpost, we thank all of our loyal readers, some who faithfully pick up our weekly printed issues and others who view from online (you smart cookies, you). In an old fashioned manner,...

WSU hosts science hikes

July 9, 2012

To help keep students and families occupied during the summer, the College of Science has been hosting science hikes to get people involved in the nature of hiking and learn why their environment is important. The...

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