Science/Technology Archive

Doppler Radar on Wheels Comes to Salt Lake City

A truck that’s typically used to chase twisters in the Midwest is making rounds in Utah this month to get an unprecedented

U of U Neurobiologist Gets Big Boost for Research

A neurobiologist at the University of Utah is being hailed as one of the nation’s most promising early career scientists by the

CityViews 10/12/11: An Alzheimer’s Boom

Segment 1: The number of Alzheimer’s patients in Utah is expected to nearly double by 2025. That’s prompted a state task force

CityViews 9/26/11: Reviving Topophilia

Segment 1: Paleontologist and evolutionary biologist Scott Sampson is asking a provocative question: With the rise of global homogenization and a steep

CityViews 9/22/11: The Leonardo

          Segment 1: Nearly eight years in the making, The Leonardo is nearly ready to open its doors

Leonardo Features Experimental, Responsive Architecture

An experimental piece of architecture just installed in The Leonardo on Library Square isn’t just meant to be looked at – it

30-Kilowatt Solar Array Installed on Leonardo’s Roof

The Leonardo science, technology and art museum on Salt Lake City’s Library Square now features 148 solar panels on its roof, paid

U of U Starts Materials Research Center with NSF Grant

A prestigious $12 million grant from a federal agency is being put into forming a new research center at the University of

Salt Lake City Unveils Natural Gas-Powered Garbage Trucks

Salt Lake City’s new natural gas-powered garbage trucks were unveiled today as part of an ongoing effort program to “green” the city’s

U.S. Secretary of Labor Visits Utah for Worker Safety Campaign

U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis was in Utah today as part of a heat illness prevention campaign. As KCPW’s Whittney Evans