Month: May 2010

Earth as an Extrasolar Planet

By Ty Robinson May 19, 2010 In the spring of 2008, the EPOXI mission (NASA/JPL) captured images of Earth from over 10 million miles away. By combining these data with our models, we can begin to understand what the Earth

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Earth as an Extrasolar Planet

Tyler Robinson will finish off our first season of talks explaining how he looks at Earth as if it were viewed from another solar system. The talk is this Wednesday (5/19) from 7-7:30 in PAA 118 followed by about 30 minutes of

Survey Science: The Universe at Our Fingertips

By Chelsea Macleod May 5, 2010 Modern telescopic surveys of the sky are transforming the field of astronomy by giving us a broader and unbiased view of astronomical phenomena, such as how galaxies are distributed in our universe, and what

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