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Nobel scientists Craig Mello and John Mather to speak on origins of life and universe
...her, recently named Chief Scientist at NASA, is an astrophysicist
in the Observational Cosmology Laboratory at Goddard Space Flight Center and leads the James Webb Space Telescope science team. He served as project scientist for NASA's Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) satellite, which measured the spectrum of heat...
72 new members chosen by academy
...the time of election are: ACUA, Mario H.; senior astrophysicist
and project scientist, International Solar Terrestrial Physics Program, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md. AGARD, David A.; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and professor, department of biochemistry and biophysics, Unive...
A thesis of the UGR analyses more than 20-million-year-old vegetation to study climatic evolution
...es with regard to Milankovitch cycles (the Serbian astrophysicist
Milutin Milankotovitch who devoted his career to develop a mathematical theory of climate in which he established, among other results, that changes in the seasonal distribution of sunshine, due to astronomical factors, are the responsible for the ex...
Why a whale shark's spots could help save its skin
...programmer and software specialist Jason Holmberg, astrophysicist
Dr Zaven Arzoumanian of the Universities Space Research Association and NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland discovered that a pattern-matching algorithm developed by astronomers to locate celestial objects could be used to identify individ...
Pioneering research on ALS muscle disease rewarded
...ry New York Yankee baseball player Lou Gehrig, and astrophysicist
Stephen Hawking have all been afflicted with ALS. In addition, an unusually large number of top Italian soccer players, airline pilots, and soldiers from the Golf war have been stricken by this fatal disease. About half of them die within three years...
International conference probes the origins of life beyond Earth
...the genetic code; Doug Lin, a renowned theoretical astrophysicist
working on the formation of planets; Karl Stetter of the University of Regensburg, Germany, a pioneer in extremophile research (how bacteria and organisms adapt to extreme temperatures); and Ers Szathmry, professor of biology at Etvs Lornd University...
DFG awards 2005 Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize
...cian, a botanist, a dermatologist, a Germanist, an astrophysicist
and an Anglicist. The prize represents both recogn...unexplored. Using high-performance telescopes, the astrophysicist
has continued his pioneering work by measuring and mapping magnetic fields in the areas surrounding ...
June meeting to explore how science, technology inspire art; promote new art forms
...ed Kahn, artist; and Michael Norman, professor and astrophysicist
from the University of California, San Diego. Panels led by invited speakers will include a discussion of venues in the digital and Internet age for art, entertainment and science/technology outreach. A group visit to the New Jersey Grounds for Sculp...
World's top theoretical physicists converge to consider 'future of physics'
...degree angle from the old structure. Bildsten, an astrophysicist
with a keen interest in architecture, describes the elements that enable that bowing as "knuckles." In the first "knuckle" near the auditorium is located the new principal entrance to the KITP with a receptionist area and a nearby mailroom w...