May 1 - Martha Haynes, the Goldwin Smith Professor of Astronomy, led an audience
of students and faculty on a “journey across space and time” April 25
in Philip Lewis Hall. Read more ›
Juno is soaking up as much data as it can about the planet’s gravity, magnetic fields, deep atmosphere and core. [Forbes/Science]
Astronomer Lisa Kaltenegger speaks about the search for faraway worlds and signatures of life.
Image courtesy of JPL-Caltech/NASA, Univ. of Arizona, Univ. of Idaho
Professor Michael Niemack, left, and Cornell graduate student Nicholas Cothard at 18,400 feet elevation in Chile near the future locations of the Simons Observatory and CCAT-prime telescopes.
Perseverance Valley holds rocks carved by sand blowing uphill from the crater floor, and wind might also be the key in sorting larger particles into rows parallel to the slope.
Fact #7: Polaris' Retirement
Vega will become our new north star in 12000 years.
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