Graduate Student Research Prize Winner 2019: Josh Lothringer

Graduate Student Research Prize Winner 2019: Josh Lothringer

Congratulations to Josh Lothringer, of the UA Lunar and Planetary Laboratory for winning the 2019 Graduate Student Research Prize. The prize included an invite to speak at a TAP Colloquium, a plaque, and a $500 stipend. His paper was published in The Astrophysical...
SPHEREx MIDEX Mission Approved: Krause and Eifler Are Team Members

SPHEREx MIDEX Mission Approved: Krause and Eifler Are Team Members

On Feb 13 NASA announced the selection of a new space mission that will help astronomers understand both how our universe evolved and how common are the ingredients for life in our galaxy’s planetary systems. The SPHEREx mission (Spectro-Photometer for the History of...
UA Scientists Gear Up to ‘Touch the Sun’

UA Scientists Gear Up to ‘Touch the Sun’

UA Scientists Gear Up to ‘Touch the Sun’ 56 years ago, a now-retired UA research scientist helped build the technology that enabled humankind to stick its thumb into the solar wind for the first time. Now, her colleagues in the Lunar and Planetary Lab are...