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Prof. Howard Brooks Collaborates with HS Student on Weather Balloon Launch

March 4, 2008

Howard Brooks.jpgMarch 4, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "Science rose to a new level Saturday morning in a collaborative effort between a Crawfordsville High School senior and a DePauw University professor," begins a story in the Crawfordsville Journal Review. "A weather balloon, provided by Howard L. Brooks, DePauw professor of physics and astronomy, was used to launch a radio receiver and recorder for Jim Caraher’s independent study research class project."

A summary of the article can be found at the newspaper's Web site. The complete text is only available to paid subscribers.

Learn more about Dr. Brooks' work with high altitude weather balloons in this May 2007 story.

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