July 30, 2015

Earth / Space


Earth / Space | Humanities | News coverage:  What will it take to get us back to the moon?

The next thing we send to the moon might very well come out of Kickstarter, rather than a national space agency, writes Jekan Thanga, assistant professor at ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration, for the popular technology and culture website Boing Boing.


ASU astrophysicists to probe how early universe made chemical elements

In its first billion years, the universe used massive stars to create nearly a hundred chemical elements. ASU researchers are a key part of a new project to find out how that happened.


ASU professors speak to Congress on importance of planetary sciences, exploration

Two ASU professors from the School of Earth and Space Exploration provided Congressional testimony in support of NASA’s planetary sciences program on Sept. 10.


ASU scientists invite the public to explore the moon Sept. 6

Saturday, Sept. 6 is International Observe the Moon Night, and in celebration, lunar scientists at ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration are holding a special open house dedicated to the moon and moon-observing.


Earth / Space | Research | Science:  ASU scientists' paper cited as milestone in crystallography

The scientific journal Nature has cited a 1978 paper by ASU's Peter Buseck and two ASU postdoctoral colleagues as one of four "Milestone" papers in the field of crystallography.


NASA, ASU partner to engage citizens in space exploration

An innovative project between NASA and a group led by ASU's Expert and Citizen Assessment of Science and Technology is planning to give ordinary citizens a voice in the future of space exploration.


Class of 2018 welcomed with unique meteorite gift

To welcome this year's incoming freshmen, the School of Earth and Space Exploration and the Center for Meteorite Studies have dedicated a meteorite to the Class of 2018.


ASU receives rare space rock gift

Arizona State University's Center for Meteorite Studies recently received a rare softball-sized meteorite that originated from the moon.


New star catalog reveals unexpected 'solar salad'

An Arizona State University alumnus has devised the largest catalog ever produced for stellar compositions, with some unexpected results.


Earth / Space | News coverage:  Defining life as data processing

An Arizona State University researcher says we should focus on the "software" of life, the information processing that is necessary for life to survive and thrive in its environment.

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