International research team detects binary black hole merger

Posted by on October 6, 2020

Researchers from Missouri S&T’s Institute for Multi-messenger Astrophysics and Cosmology are among a team of international scientists who participated in the detection of a signal from the most massive black hole merger yet observed in gravitational waves. The S&T researchers include:

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Tap into mysteries of the universe tonight

Posted by on September 23, 2019

Stop by the Public House Brewing Co. in Rolla for the next Research on Tap event at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, in the building’s second-floor loft.

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Speaking of outer space, policy

Posted by on July 2, 2019

Dr. Alanna Krolikowski presented a paper at the National Space Society’s Policy Forum on Space Settlement in Arlington, Virginia, in June.

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S&T grad helps capture first image of a black hole

Posted by on April 15, 2019

For the first time, scientists have captured an image of a black hole, and a Missouri S&T graduate played an important role. Dr. Frederick K. Baganoff, a research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research, is among the collaborators on the international Event Horizon Telescope project to produce […]

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Cavaglia to lead astrophysics group

Posted by on April 2, 2019

Dr. Marco Cavaglia, professor of physics, has been elected co-chair of LIGO Science Collaboration’s Burst Source working group.

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Space Policy publishes professor’s paper on asteroid policies

Posted by on August 7, 2018

As companies develop asteroid-mining technology for outer space, several governments are developing policies around this and other new asteroid activities. Dr. Alanna Krolikowski, assistant professor of history and political science at S&T, and Dr. Martin Elvis, astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, explore these international policy efforts in an article recently published in Space Policy.

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