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Continued slow liveblog of the New Frontiers in Astronomy and Cosmology Conference at the Franklin Institute. Lunch is almost over and we are headed into the final session of research presentations, clearly saving the best for last… I am also reminded why we have these meetings, in person, the chats during break and back and…

Continued slow liveblog of the New Frontiers in Astronomy and Cosmology Conference at the Franklin Institute. We have had coffee and we are rested and ready after yesterdays 14 hour marathon session (graduate students please note – though it did include breakfast, lunch, dinner and two coffee breaks (“working breaks” natch, apart from the hour+…

The second session of the New Frontiers in Astronomy and Cosmology conference was friday afternoon. The plan was to do a leisurely liveblog of the talks. However, during lunch, there were some interesting developments, which I can hopefully tell you about next week some time, and in the middle of the discussion I was told…

A slow liveblog of the conference. The New Frontiers in Astronomy and Comsology is having its awards conference at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. The 20 odd winning researchers and research groups are presenting summaries of their proposed research, to be followed in a couple of years with another conference in Chicago where they will,…

In which we win an award from the New Frontiers in Astronomy Program. The New Frontiers in Astronomy and Cosmology program announced its research grant award winners yesterday. The last, but not least of the Big Questions solicited in the Call for Proposals, was: Are we alone in the universe? Or, are there other life…

The New Frontiers in Astronomy and Cosmology program included 21 awards for essays by high school and university students on the Big Questions. The winners are: Student Essay Competition College Essay Winners First Prize Yong Wei Chong Gabrielle, Wellesley College, “A Letter to My Dearest Newborn Baby Brother” Second Prizes Karl Haislmaier, George Mason University,…