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New Frontiers in Astronomy

The New Frontiers in Astronomy and Cosmology program has announced its Award winners! The $4+ million in awards went to 20 scientists studying Big Questions on fundamental issues and 21 high school and university student essay prize winners. The awards will be presented at a conference at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia next week. The…

Postdoctoral Scholar, Stellar and Exoplanetary Astrophysics and SETI “Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research associate position to work with Prof. Jason Wright and collaborators. The ideal applicant will have some combination of: • experience working with large photometric datasets, especially in the near and mid-IR • strong coding skills, in languages including IDL •…

iPod iChing: Wow

It is another hot and sultry friday, and that means it is time for the iPod iChing! Oh, Mighty iPod One, what may come in the near term of our endless quest to seek Extraterrestrial Intelligence? Woosh goes the randomizer. Woosh. The Covering: Peter and Wolf: The Story Begins – Prokoviev The Crossing: Take It…

“Name one thing robots can’t do in space that humans can!” was the challenge from a speaker at a meeting I attended many years ago. “Have babies!” was the loud and prompt reply from a grad student friend of mine at the back, thereby winning the argument to great applause. It is important to remember…