Valley City State University Joins DUNE Collaboration

Abundant beyond imagination, the neutrino is a sub-atomic particle that is a by-product of numerous natural phenomena including the fusion of hydrogen into helium, a process that fires the sun that warms our planet, that grows our tomatoes. Avoiding detection is commonplace for a neutrino, yet occasionally in a rare interaction, the neutrino is responsible…


Physics Nobel Awarded For Work On Neutrinos’ Metamorphosis

Two scientists from Canada and Japan have won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics 2015 for opening “a new realm in particle physics,” the Nobel Prize committee says. Working far apart, both Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald showed how neutrinos shift identities like chameleons in space. The revelation that neutrinos — the subatomic particles that are…


Renewable Energy SEND Trunk Project Overview

Suitcase Exhibits for North Dakota (SEND), a program of the State Historical Society of North Dakota, offers trunks that provide hands-on experiences for learners of all ages. SEND can be used by schools and other community groups.   A SEND trunk was developed at Valley City State University for K-12 classroom use with goals that…