LARAMIE, Wyo. — A panel appointed by the governor is debating how to best boost the University of Wyoming's science programs.
OSIJEK, Croatia — Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.
In “How We Got to Now,” a six-part series that began Wednesday on PBS, popular science writer and professional theorist Steven Johnson (“Everything Bad Is Good for You,” “Where Good Ideas Come From”) looks at six big ideas and the historical fruit they’ve borne. It is a celebration of uninte…
Popular science writer and theorist Steven Johnson asks “How We Got to Now” in a new PBS series. The famed scientist and mathematician Galileo, pictured next to Johnson on a bench in Pisa, Italy, helped us get there.
NEW YORK — Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on climate change this week to attack the problem by making it more costly for businesses and ordinary people to pollute.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Wyoming State Geological Survey report finds no correlation in Wyoming between earthquakes and wells the petroleum industry and others use to inject substances underground, with one exception: Several small quakes have been occurring in and near a pair of remote oil fields.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — When statewide K-12 reading and writing assessment scores are passed out next week, students and parents shouldn’t be alarmed if they see lower scores, a state education official said Thursday.
BOISE, Idaho — Meteorologists say a powerful solar flare that struck the Earth arrived too soon before dark to make the Northern Lights visible in the Northern Rockies.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — A group of scientists, educators and industry professionals has begun to study how to improve the science programs and laboratories at the University of Wyoming.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — A handful of bighorn sheep in and around Yellowstone National Park are wearing radio collars.
SEATTLE — Five people were arrested Tuesday after tying themselves to poles erected over the railroad tracks at a Burlington Northern Santa Fe yard in Everett that about a dozen demonstrators blocked to protest train shipments of oil and coal and proposed export terminals in the Northwest.
CASPER, Wyo. — The location of a proposed facility to test new technologies for capturing carbon dioxide from a working power plant could be selected by state officials within the next few months, a utility official said.
Just a few minutes into Dan Carter’s physics and engineering presentation in Jevon Lulf and Tammy Baldry’s classroom at the Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch’s Yellowstone Academy, the kids were already hooked.
BOISE, Idaho — A sheep research facility that has operated for about a century on the Idaho-Montana border will remain open, Republican Rep. Mike Simpson of Idaho said.
The Phillips 66 Billings Refinery pledged on Wednesday to donate $750,000 over three years to support enhanced science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in Billings School District 2 elementary and middle schools.
Planting a gifted tree is a symbolic way for a young couple to begin their married life.
RAWLINS, Wyo. — The Wyoming Board of Education has suspended work on new standards for science education in public schools until the state Legislature rescinds a recent mandate for those standards.
Despite a statewide ban on a controversial set of K-12 science benchmarks, local school districts in Wyoming probably can use the standards freely.
GREAT FALLS — Healthy snowpack and cooler summers over the past four years have slowed melting of remaining glaciers in Glacier National Park in Montana, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
David Petersen helps his sixth-grade students understand the differences between various types of sound and light waves by manipulating the movement of a slinky on May 21 at Hillcrest Elementary School in Gillette, Wyo.