… entertained children and families at the Hershey Medical Center as they rappelled down the glass facade of the Children’s Hospital.
These superheros braved the heights for the bravest of kids – the kids fighting for their good health in the Penn State Hershey Medical Center Children’s Hospital.
Batman, Captain America, Superman and Spiderman entertained as they rappelled down the glass face of the hospital. Our masked Penn State Nittany Lion mascot waited below. He’s not known for flying, just for one-armed pushups and spirit.
This is why you can’t play frisbee with Cookie Monster.
Turn down the lights, turn up the volume and zone-in as stars appear to cross a moon-less sky. Watch this crazily-receptive telescope recording objects far beyond us.
Mapping the Universe
The Sloan Digital Sky Survey is one of the most productive endeavors in the history of astronomy.
Penn State is a partner in this investigation of the structure of our galaxy, the evolution of nearby galaxies and the nature of dark energy, as part of an international collaboration of more than 200 astronomers at over 40 institutions.
The video shows changing a cartridge, opening the enclosure, sunset, moonrise and nightly observing at the Sloan Foundation 2.5m Telescope at Apache Point Observatory in Sunspot, New Mexico in fast-mo time-lapse with great music.
Headphones and dim room lighting is recommended!
Multi-colored lights briefly shine through telescope petals as calibration sequences used to check that all parts of the instrument see light the same way and to compare the observations to known standards.
Sloan Digital Sky Survey http://www.sdss.org
SDSS-IV is managed by the Astrophysical Research Consortium for the Participating Institutions of the SDSS Collaboration.
Moving Ahead with a Full Head of STEM
Mary Elizabeth, one of the top women’s swimmers in Lady Lions’ history, envisions a world in which children with nonverbal cerebral palsy can communicate.
She’s already making it happen by creating a simple new device.
Mary’s major is bioengineering and premedical.
As Lunar Lion X Prize Team sets up Mission HQ at Penn State University Park, team member Kara Morgan, an aerospace engineering major, painted this awesome mural!
It took her 89 hours over eight days.
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