LoCos in the News!
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EDGES reports evidence for detection of 21cm absorption by hydrogen gas when then universe was only 180 million years old.
The SPARCS 3U cubesat has been awarded funding by NASA and should launch by 2022!
Former LoCo undergrad, Ivan Fernandez, was featured for his honors thesis work with Ask Dr. Discovery!
He will be taking over for Dr. David Kaplan and working closely with the rest of the MWA management team, including Principal Engineer Randall Wayth, Project Manager Tom Booler, and Director Melanie Jonhston-Hollitt. Congratulations, Adam!
The Experiment to Detect the Global EoR Signature (EDGES) is featured this week on the ATNF Daily Astronomy Picture! Oct. 23, 2017, Oct. 24, 2017, Oct. 27, 2017
LoCo grad student, Jackie Monkiewicz, has been awarded a Chambliss Student Poster Prize at the 230th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society for her poster on JVLA observations of the Sextans A dwarf galaxy!
Phoenix CubeSat Chief Scientist, Jaime Sanchez de la Vega, will give an invited talk on small satellites and the importance of space exploration at TEDxASU on March 22!
LoCo postdoc, Dr. Nithya Thyagarajan, has been awarded a Jansky Fellowship to conduct research on HERA and next-generation radio astronomy technologies at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) in Socorro, NM.
LoCo postdoc, Dr. Adam Beardsley, has been selected for an NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowship to conduct research on combining HERA and JWST observations to probe the first galaxies and stars.
The student-led Phoenix Cubesat has been selected for a launch opportunity in NASA’s 8th class of candidates through its CubeSat Launch Initiative. The project aims to launch by summer 2018.
Read more in the ASU Now article: ASU astronomers to explore the ‘cosmic dawn’ of the universe
Move over, Pokemon Go! Ask Dr. Discovery begins deployment with our partner museums.