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cosmic dust
France Cordova and Gabriela Gonzalez at LIGO
MSU nuclear astrophysicist Hendrik Schatz
  • After the Lecture: Hendrik Schatz
  • Nuclear astrophysicist Hendrik Schatz on chemistry exploits, chemical 'fossils,' and why fundamental science leads to so many important discoveries
  • Released Thu Jan 07 00:00:00 EST 2016
ACEAP participants at sunset
  • Spreading the word
  • 'Educator ambassadors' learn, then share #NSFastronomy
  • Released Thu Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2015
polarization grating and light
  • 4-D laser printing: holograms and beyond
  • Novel tech that manipulates light has applications beyond holograms, from studying alien worlds to making cellphones more energy efficient
  • Released Wed Oct 21 00:00:00 EDT 2015
White House Astronomy Night
man and child look at a rain gauge in a driveway
UK National Physical Laboratory cesium fountain clock
  • Precious time
  • The challenge of building a better atomic clock and why it matters
  • Released Wed Jun 24 00:00:00 EDT 2015
a clock, laser beems and frequency combs
  • Combing frequencies
  • NSF-funded center provides spectrum of new research, technology
  • Released Tue Jun 23 00:00:00 EDT 2015
ytterbium atoms

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