Neutrinos – December 8, 2021

Neutrinos – December 8, 2021

On June 1, 2019, we hiked Illinois’ highpoint, Charles Mound (1,235 ft) for the Summits, Songs and Science project. It’s on private property and, due to the owners’ wishes, only open the first weekend in June, July, August and September. While in the...
Gannett Glaciers – November 24, 2021

Gannett Glaciers – November 24, 2021

Check out our new video Science Wednesday. This one explores the glaciers of the Wind River Range, home to Wyoming’s state highpoint: Gannett Peak, 13,804 ft. #sciencewednesdays #summitssongsandscience
Extinct Elephants – November 17, 2021

Extinct Elephants – November 17, 2021

Check out our new video Science Wednesday. This one focuses on The Mammoth Site in Hot Springs, South Dakota, which is home to the largest concentration of mammoth remains in the world. #sciencewednesdays #summitssongsandscience
Ice Flows – October 20, 2021

Ice Flows – October 20, 2021

For those who prefer interacting and experimenting with things on your own, this Science Wednesday is for you! Ice Flows is a new educational computer game based on science (but with some elements of fiction to make the game fun to play) developed at the University of...
Perseverance on Mars – October 13, 2021

Perseverance on Mars – October 13, 2021

In February 2021, the newest Mars rover – Perseverance – touched down at Jezero Crater, interpreted to be the site of an ancient Martian lake. Modern Mars is dry and hostile. But billions of years ago, when the planet still had a magnetic field and thicker atmosphere,...