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Hi. I’m Jim Kakalios, physics professor at the University of Minnesota, and one of the science consultants for the new Sony film THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN. [MUSIC] Thanks to the National Academy of Science’s Science and Entertainment Exchange program, Hollywood calls on scientists like me to help them create a believable, fake reality. Whether it’s the

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On the banks of the Mississippi River the University of Minnesota’s historic campus has a new improvement that will change the campus in a very big and good way. The Science Teaching and Student Services building is truly a marvelous addition to the Twin Cities campus. It not only deepens our connection to the Mississippi

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Hi, I’m Benjamin Kofalt. I’m a freshman here at the U. And I’m a mechanical engineer in Institute of Technology. We’re actually building a module for a neutrino detector, and it’s going up near Ash River up in north Minnesota. They’re gonna stack them up, and what happens is they’re gonna be filled with fiber-optic

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Weber rolling out. And he’s gonna throw deep for Decker. What a grab! Touchdown, Minnesota! Looks like that hit on Golden Gopher wide receiver Eric Decker didn’t feel too good. Decker shaken up as he got hammered. The blast from Cal safety Sean Cattouse had enough force to cut Decker’s jaw open. And while Decker

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