After years of engineering, testing and coordinating with engineers from NASA’s Launch Services Program, Brigham Young University students have created a cube satellite that will launch into space on an official NASA mission later this year.
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As the Latter-day Saint pioneers struggled to colonize the Mountain West, they faced worse insect plagues than either the 1848 battle with the “Mormon Crickets,” or the locust plagues of the Old World in Egypt. And yet, since 1902, the Rocky Mountain Locust melanoplus spretus, has become extinct. This inexplicable disappearance of so powerful an organism has been a mystery to scientists and historians alike.
Using seed enhancement technology never before used in rangeland restoration, BYU professor Matt Madsen and his students are leading an effort to reseed fire-scorched landscapes across the Great Basin with native plants.
"The pressing need of the age is a system of religion that can recognize, at the same time, the truths of demonstrated science and the doctrines found in the pages of sacred writ, and can show that perfect harmony exists between the works and words of the Creator."
LIDAR Imaging Reveals Mayan Antiquities of Warring People and Fortifications in Jungles of Guatemala
As you have read the Book of Mormon, have you ever wondered why so many people got “lost in the wilderness” as mentioned in Mosiah 7: 4; and Mosiah 8: 7-8? Could there be a massive “wilderness” area in the Americas where travelers would get lost?
In the aftermath of the March 18, 2020 earthquake centered in Magna, Utah that had amazingly minimal long-term effects, the unusual history of the largest tornado to ever hit Salt Lake City was republished. Here are some of the most compelling details.