May 26, 2015

Earth / Space


ASU Origins Project awards first Postdoctoral Prize Lectureship to astrophysicist

The Origins Project at Arizona State University awarded its first Postdoctoral Prize Lectureship to Adrian Liu of the University of California, Berkeley.


Pitching competition encourages ASU science students to think like entrepreneurs

The Great SESE Pitching Competition is one of a growing number of efforts across Arizona State University to encourage entrepreneurial thinking in graduate and undergraduate students.


ASU astrophysicist honored with Simons Fellowship

With his Simons Fellowship, ASU professor Frank Timmes will conduct forefront research on stars using advanced computing instruments and tools.


ASU THEMIS camera helps NASA pick site for next Mars lander

Infrared and visual images of the Martian surface taken by Arizona State University's THEMIS camera are mapping dust and rocks at the landing site for NASA's upcoming InSight mission to Mars.


ASU students assist in launching nanosatellite into space

NASA has selected 14 small satellites from 12 states to fly as auxiliary payloads aboard rockets planned to launch in 2016, 2017 and 2018. Arizona State University was one of the institutions selected for sponsoring a satellite.


Open house to explore 'Making Planets in a Small Satellite'

Hear how ASU's Asteroid Origins Satellite — the size of a loaf of bread — can tell scientists how planets form, at the next Earth and Space Open House.


ASU research on Apollo samples refines lunar impact history

A team led by Arizona State University researchers has refined the timeline of meteorite impacts on the moon through a pioneering application of laser microprobe technology.


ASU researcher offers glimpse of Earth’s dynamic interior

ASU geophysicist Ed Garnero will share his research on Earth’s dynamic interior at the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting Feb. 13.


ASU Fulbright Scholar to study water in Mexico

As one of this year's Fulbright Scholars, ASU hydrology professor Enrique Vivoni will work with some of Mexico's leading experts in the field of hydrology to advance his collaborative studies of the shared water resources between the U.S. and Mexico.


ASU nano facility receives $1M grant from National Science Foundation

Two secondary ion mass spectrometry laboratories in ASU's Bateman Physical Science Complex have been recognized as hotbeds of scientific research.

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