Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

July 03, 1996
New Study Confirms Bering Land Bridge Flooded Later Than Previously Believed
A new study confirms the Bering Land Bridge that carried ancient wanderers from Asia into North America was not inundated by rising seas until about 11,000 years ago, according to a University of Colorado at Boulder researcher

Southern Pine Beetle Reaching Outbreak Levels In North Florida
Southern Pine Beetle populations have exploded to outbreak levels along the Suwannee River in Hamilton and Madison counties, where the tree-killing beetle has invaded several pine plantations.

NCAR Research Program Tests New Rainfall Enhancement Technique In Drought-Ridden Mexico
This June, scientists from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado, and scientists from Mexican universities began the first field trials in North America of new cloud seeding techniques to enhance rainfall.

Physicists Mark One-Year Anniversary Of New Matter In CU-Boulder Lab
In the year since physicists at the University of Colorado at Boulder and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced the creation of a new state of matter, scientists around the world have begun building equipment aimed at replicating the discovery. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to