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Hockey--Thomas A. (Earth Science Faculty)

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51 Mark you calendar for December 2--day of possible tides & earthquakes
Public Relations News Release 1990:66, p.1
9/24/1990 Dangerous tides are possible due to alignment of the sun and moon.
52 Scientist who discovered planet Pluto to speak Wednesday (May 2) at University of Northern Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1989:591, p.1
4/24/1990 Clyde Tombaugh, the only person now living to have discovered a planet, will speak on the "Discovery of the Planet Pluto." His presentation will include a discussion of the process and equipment used to find the ninth planet.
53 Astronomers anxiously await the launch of the Hubble space telescope.
Public Relations News Release 1989:562, p.1
4/16/1990 Tom Hockey says the successful deployment of the Hubble telescopes will be a landmark in the study of the universe. He says earth telescopes have the problem of looking through earth's own atmosphere, which causes distortion.
54 Northern Iowa offers unique research opportunities to undergrads
Sudmeier--Sara Jane
Northern Iowa Today 18:1, p.1
3/1/1990 Students describe their undergraduate research projects; photo.
55 University of Northern Iowa professor makes study trip to South Africa
Public Relations News Release 1989:313, p.1
12/20/1989 Professor Tom Hockey is invited to the South African Astronomical Observatory in Capetown. Hockey reports on the relationships between English and Dutch whites living in the region, and their attitudes toward native Africans.
56 University of Northern Iowa professors makes study trip to South Africa
Public Relations News Release 1989:307, p.1
12/20/1989 Professor Thomas Hockey conducts a study trip to the South African Astronomical Observatory in Capetown. Hockey shares his experience in the oppressive police state.
57 Surf's up-- in Iowa? Geologist to speak about Paleolithic age at University of Northern Iowa earth science seminar Oct. 9.
Public Relations News Release 1989:124, p.1
10/2/1989 Brain Witzke, a member of the Geologic Survey Bureau of the Iowa Department of Natural Recourses, will talk about the environment of Iowa during the Paleolithic Age, during which the state's area was a sea, and later a tropical zone.
58 University of Northern Iowa observatory open to public Thursday evenings (beginning Sept. 7)
Public Relations News Release 1989:28, p.1
8/31/1989 Tours are free, and will begin at 9 p.m. though September. Beginning in October and continuing though the winter, tours will start at 8 p.m.
59 Three telecourses to provide long distance learning opportunities at Northern Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1989:607, p.1
8/10/1989 Subjects covered in the 1989 fall telecourses will be handling handicapped children, famous poets and astronomy.
60 NASA behind, not stagnant; on Apollo's 20th anniversary
Grawe--Jim
Northern Iowan 85:63, p.5
7/14/1989 Professor Hockey comments on NASA programs.
61 NSF awards grant to University of Northern Iowa earth science department for computerized telescope controller.
Public Relations News Release 1988:548, p.1
7/5/1989 The grant of $5,225 will be used to purchase a computerized telescope controller that will make it easier to move and point the existing telescope.
62 Look up in the sky! It's not a bird or a plane, but the northern lights.
Public Relations News Release 1988:352, p.1
3/20/1989 The aurora borealis, has been showing up brilliantly over the past two weeks. Tom Hockey says the intensity of the northern lights has been brighter than usual, and it has to do with increased sunspot activity.
63 Is anyone out there? The search for extraterrestrial life continues.
Public Relations News Release 1988:258, p.1
1/23/1989 A recent poll by the Des Moines Register shows that fourty percent of Iowans believes some other form of life exists on other planets.
64 Five telecourses to provide long distance learning opportunities at Northern Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1988:214, p.1
12/20/1988 Subjects covered in the 1989 spring telecourses will be business, child development, American poetry and astronomy.Courses feature televison broadcasts on Iowa Public Televison.
65 Is your television or radio on the blink? Blame it on sunspots.
Public Relations News Release 1988:186, p.1
11/28/1988 Tom Hockey says during the 1990s we will see sunspot activity peaking at levels that haven't been seen for over one hundred years.
66 Is your television or radio on the blink? Blame it on sunspots.
Public Relations News Release 1988:30, p.1
9/12/1988 Tom Hockey says in a few years earth will be bombared with solar sunspot energy which means problems with electronic communications will occur.

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