Two Arizona museums have partnered with ASU to offer visitors a mobile app to complement their exhibits. Dr. Universe encourages visitors to ask questions and the astronaut responds back from its database.
Questions like whether a body left in space can be used as compost, and whether it’s legal to let a corpse drift into the great beyond are posed by Daniel Oberhaus, an English and philosophy senior at Arizona State University in an article for Slate.
The first space instrument to be built at Arizona State University has just received the electronics it will use in flight. This starts the final laboratory tests leading to its launch next year on a NASA rocket.
The public is invited to come learn about the huge diversity of life as we know it, life as we think it might be and how we're trying to discover it on other worlds, at the next Earth and Space Open House, March 27 on ASU's Tempe campus.