Rachel Ward, a PhD Candidate in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at McMaster University will be presenting her graduate work in astrophysics. Further details to come.
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- Tour March’s Sky: Orion and His Belt February 27, 2015As we transition between seasons, Orion rides high in the evening sky — easily found by spotting the row of three bright stars in his Belt. The post Tour March’s Sky: Orion and His Belt appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
- Western Colorado Astronomy Club February 27, 2015NAME Western Colorado Astronomy Club ADDRESS PO Box 40537 Grand Junction, Colorado 81504 USA CONTACT J. Douglas Grodt PHONE 970-818-3661 EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org URL http://www.wcacastronomy.org/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS 25 OTHER INFORMATION The Western Colorado Astronomy Club is a non-profit organization founded in 1989 and dedicated to science education. We serve the Grand Junction metro area and […]
- Tour March’s Sky: Orion and His Belt February 27, 2015
- Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy Leaves a Lasting Legacy February 27, 2015Leonard Nimoy played a half-alien-half-human character — Spock — on who seemingly was going to live forever. He survived having his brain removed, being bitten by a deadly alien creature and other harrowing experiences. Later, he actually did give his life to save his crew but was resurrected. And he was transported through time in […]Nancy Atkinson
- Weekly Space Hangout – February 27, 2015: In Memory of Leonard Nimoy February 27, 2015Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter.org / @MorganRehnberg ) (...)Read the rest of Weekly Space Hangout – February 27, 2015: In Memory of Leonard Nimoy (348 words) © Fraser for Universe Today, 2015. | Permalink | One comment | Post tags: ceres, Commercial Space, Curiosity, Europa, Falcon, Google Lunar XPRIZE, ISS, jwst, Mars, […]Fraser Cain
- No, a Dinosaur Skull Hasn’t Been Found on Mars: Why We See Familiar Looking Objects on the Red Planet February 27, 2015What is up with the fossils on Mars? Found – a dinosaur skull on Mars? Discovered – a rat, squirrel or gerbil on Mars? In background of images from Curiosity, vertebrae from some extinct Martian species? And the human skull, half buried in photos from Opportunity Rover. All the images are made of stone from […]Tim Reyes
- Orbital ATK Aims for March 2016 Antares Rocket Launch Restart with New Engines February 27, 2015The newly merged company Orbital ATK is aiming to restart launches of their “upgraded Antares” rocket in March 2016 using completely new engines, following the catastrophic explosion on Oct. 28, 2014 that destroyed the rocket seconds after blastoff from a Virginia launch pad. Antares was carrying a Cygnus module loaded with supplies on a critical […]Ken Kremer
- Dark Energy Camera Takes Accidental Gigantic, Magnificent Picture of Comet Lovejoy February 27, 2015Oops! In a happy accident, Comet Lovejoy just happened to be in the field of view of the 570-megapixel Dark Energy Camera, the world’s most powerful digital camera. One member of the observing team said it was a “shock” to see Comet Lovejoy pop up on the display in the control room. “It reminds us […]Nancy Atkinson
- Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy Leaves a Lasting Legacy February 27, 2015