All about Bats

Bat caves: Bats stay up all night catching bugs,  during daylight hours, bats lead a completely different life. A bat will pass the time hanging upside down from a secluded spot, such as the roof of a cave, the underside of a bridge or the inside of a hollowed-out tree. There are a couple ofContinue reading “All about Bats”

Video shows bear walking in hallway at Montana high school

BOZEMAN, Mont. — A black bear was spotted walking down the hallway at a high school in Montana on Wednesday morning, according to multiple media reports. The bear entered the school through an open garage door in the back of the building at around 7:30 a.m. The bear exited the school through an open door after aboutContinue reading “Video shows bear walking in hallway at Montana high school”

Record breaking HEAT is Resulting Wildfire Damage & Destruction

Good News in Forecast for Firefighters in Northwest Cooler and wetter weather in the Northwest will be good news for those fighting several wildfires in the region. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack revealed Thursday a record $243 million was spent last week combatting wildfires raging around the country. The U.S. Forest Service has been forced toContinue reading “Record breaking HEAT is Resulting Wildfire Damage & Destruction”

MSU News – MSU chemists solve long-standing problem, explained in international journal

BOZEMAN, MT – A Montana State University team says it has discovered the grail of organic chemistry and has just published a paper about its accomplishment in one of the field’s top journals. The paper by professor Tom Livinghouse and graduate students Bryce Sunsdahl and Adrian Smith appears in the Dec. 22 issue of the German chemistryContinue reading “MSU News – MSU chemists solve long-standing problem, explained in international journal”

MSU News – MSU researchers publish paper on the optics of Yellowstone thermal springs

BOZEMAN MT – Researchers with Montana State University’s College of Engineering have used optical technology to create a simple mathematical model to explain how temperature and chemical composition in Yellowstone’s thermal springs combine to give them their amazing colors. The model can be used to visually recreate how the springs appeared years ago, before decadesContinue reading “MSU News – MSU researchers publish paper on the optics of Yellowstone thermal springs”