astrophysics

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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