Weekly News Roundup: March 16th, 2018

Our Thanks to a Scientific Giant – written by Jessica Blackburn Obituary: Stephen Hawking Published March 14th, 2018   This week, science communities around the world are mourning the loss of esteemed physicist Stephen Hawking. He was a titan in the science community and not only discovered Hawking radiation but also suggested a “theory of everything.” His many contributions to […]

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Bi-Weekly Roundup: May 5, 2017

This is our weekly roundup for May 5, 2017. Over the past two weeks, there were many stories published in national new sites about astronomy-related events. In case you missed them, here are some of our highlights: Featured Story: 534 Days in Space “Peggy Whitson Breaks Another Record in Space” by Neeti Upadhe with NY Times Published on 4/24/17 Astronaut Peggy […]

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Bi-Weekly Roundup: April 21, 2017

This is our weekly roundup for April 21, 2017. Over the past two weeks, there were many stories published in national new sites about astronomy-related events. In case you missed them, here are some of our highlights: Featured Story: Hubble Space Telescope’s Birthday! “Hubble’s Celebrates 27th Anniversary with Image of Spiral Galaxies NGC 4302 and NGC 4298” by SciTechDaily.com Published on 4/20/17 […]

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UA’s Very Own

In January of 2017, it was announced that physicist Robert N. Shelton would be the new president of the Giant Magellan Telescope Organization. Shelton is the former 19th president of the University of Arizona, serving from 2006-2011, as well as the former director of the annual Fiesta Bowl in Phoenix. Since 2014, Shelton has also been president of the Research […]

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Bi-Weekly Roundup: April 7, 2017

This is our weekly roundup for April 7, 2017. Over the past two weeks, there were many stories published in national new sites about astronomy-related events. In case you missed them, here are some of our highlights: Featured Story: University of Arizona GUSTO Mission to be Funded by NASA “NASA Selects Mission to Study Churning Chaos in Milky Way and Beyond” by […]

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