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GUEST COMMENTARY: Ball State has helped keep astronauts healthy

GUEST COMMENTARY: Ball State has helped keep astronauts healthy

Twenty years ago, members of Ball State University’s Human Performance Laboratory were intrigued by NASA’s simple but daring proposition for researchers at universities across the nation: identify and create an optimal exercise program to protect the health of astronauts as they lived and wo…

May 17, 2014 12:00 am
June 2014 Shore Letter from the Editor

June 2014 Shore Letter from the Editor

I am convinced that fear of the unknown is something that has developed in human beings, probably through plain old mathematical calculation of how often what you don't know or can't control turns out to be that scary thing. For what is real about the unusual is never been as bad as what we'…

May 11, 2014 9:00 am Photos

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May 2014 Shore Letter from the Editor

May 2014 Shore Letter from the Editor

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

April 06, 2014 9:00 am Photos

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JOHN DOHERTY: Waste from haste leaves more than bad taste

Driving home Saturday night after watching Butler play Dartmouth, my daughter and I were listening to the radio when Frank Sinatra's “Fly Me to the Moon” came on.

September 23, 2013 6:00 pm
MARC CHASE: Slipping the surly bonds of negativity

MARC CHASE: Slipping the surly bonds of negativity

I learned an important lesson about community last week while visiting about the farthest place I could go from Northwest Indiana while still being within U.S. borders.

August 13, 2013 12:00 am
Spacewalker: An excerpt from Crown Point native astronaut's book

Spacewalker: An excerpt from Crown Point native astronaut's book

I want to share the amazing experiences I had pursuing my dream and help you understand what it felt like to ride those rockets and walk in space.

January 27, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Right at Home: stylish items with a spacey vibe

Right at Home: stylish items with a spacey vibe

Stars, moons and planets have long been inspiration for designers. For aficionados and anyone who appreciates the artistry to be found in astronomy, there is a galaxy of beautiful items for the home.

December 11, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Making muscles smarter

Making muscles smarter

This new machine, called the off-axis neuromuscular trainer, is an offshoot of the trusty elliptical trainer that has been a workout favorite for decades.

December 07, 2012 9:00 am
Transit of Venus Video

Transit of Venus Video

June 06, 2012 3:42 pm
From elegant glass maker to top electronics school

From elegant glass maker to top electronics school

VALPARAISO | The three-story, grayish-brown building at the corner of Lincolnway and Center Street has been many things over more than a century of its existence. What it will be, or if it will be, in the future is uncertain.

April 05, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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A language all their own?

The Indiana Republican Party took a sharp jab at Democrats today by launching a new website -- www.demdictionary.com -- accusing Democrats, in a humorous way, of doublespeak.

July 08, 2011 7:45 pm
Chesterton man makes NASA connection

Chesterton man makes NASA connection

A 35-year-old Chesterton man's dreams will come true when he gets an opportunity to conduct an experiment aboard a NASA aircraft later this month.

June 12, 2011 12:00 am
VU experiments have real poo-tential

VU experiments have real poo-tential

VALPARAISO | Space capsule cuisine could have a new secret ingredient for those long trips into space, courtesy of some research now being done at Valparaiso University.

May 21, 2011 6:00 pm Photos

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VU balloon launch studies storm

VU balloon launch studies storm

VALPARAISO | While most folks were hunkering down to wait out the snowstorm Tuesday, students at the Valparaiso University weather center were launching a balloon to study the storm.

February 01, 2011 4:43 pm Photos

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Witness a total lunar eclipse early Tuesday

Witness a total lunar eclipse early Tuesday

Set your alarm clock for 1:40 a.m. Tuesday.

December 18, 2010 12:00 am
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