Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Asteroids May Have Brought Us Life’s Ingredients Some asteroids may have been like “molecular factories” cranking out life’s ingredients and shipping them to Earth via meteorite impacts, according to scientists who’ve made discoveries of molecules …[READ MORE]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

New Mars Rover to Have 3-D Color Vision; “Highway to the Stars” Opens to Mt. Wilson Two digital color cameras riding high on the mast of NASA’s next Mars rover will complement each other in …[READ MORE]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Science, Truth, Language: Communicating With Non-Science and Public Audiences How many times do we hear that some scientific view is “only theory” or that it is “not proven”? The hidden implication is that if we …[READ MORE]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Searching for Intelligent Life on 86 Earth-Like Planets Now that NASA’s Kepler space telescope has identified 1,235 possible planets around stars in our galaxy, astronomers at the University of California, Berkeley, are aiming a radio …[READ MORE]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Herschel Space Observatory Lives Up to the Family Name — Astronomy is about scientific discoveries, and every week our scientists bring us new and richer views of the Universe around us. But astronomy is also …[READ MORE]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Sailing the Titan Seas: NASA Selects Mission to Saturn’s Moon — The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Md., is managing a project to explore the organic seas of Saturn’s moon Titan, …[READ MORE]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Spacecraft Earth to Perform Asteroid ‘Flyby’ this Fall Since the dawn of the space age, humanity has sent 16 robotic emissaries to fly by some of the solar system’s most intriguing and nomadic occupants—comets and …[READ MORE]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

NASA Orbiter Reveals Buried Dry Ice Deposit on Mars NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has discovered that the total amount of atmosphere on Mars changes dramatically as the tilt of the planet’s axis varies. This process …[READ MORE]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

School Pupils to Partner with Research Scientists – The Van Allen radiation belts are a hazardous environment, full of “killer” electrons that can be lethal to orbiting satellites. And when those electrons sometimes hit the …[READ MORE]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Adventures of a Mount Wilson Telescope Operator – A Research Technician for Mount Wilson Observatory’s CHARA Array, PJ Sallave-Goldfinger gives an informative talk on the adventurous undertaking of running this coordinated array of six telescopes. …[READ MORE]