SBE has some fun meeting students at the 2024 Windstorm Challenge

The Matthew R. Simmons Windstorm Challenge, hosted by the University of Maine at the Harold Alfond W2 Ocean Engineering Laboratory, is the ASCC’s investment in Maine’s next generation of innovators, engineers, and clean energy champions. This annual STEM carnival invites student teams to engage in a hands-on experience that combines engineering, innovation, and a commitment […]

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NYT Magazine interviews Jacquelyn Gill on Younger Dryas impact

The New York Times Magazine interviewed Jacquelyn Gill, an associate professor of terrestrial paleoecology at the University of Maine, on controversy surrounding the Younger Dryas impact theory, which claims that a comet struck the Earth 12,900 years ago and caused a sudden cooling widespread death among large, ancient mammals. Gill said she was doubtful of it […]

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