Events

2013 Technology Transfer Award Winners

Honorable Mention in the 2013 NASA Software of the Year Award Competition: Ross A. Beyer (SST)
 
2013 Patent Award:
  • Rapid Polymer Sequencer: Viktor Stolc (SCR)
In memorium - Bishun Khare 1933-2013

In memorium - Bishun Khare 1933-2013

Memorial services for Bishun were held on Monday, August 26, 2013 at the SETI Institute colloquium room.
SETI is located at 189 Bernardo Ave. in Mountain View, CA
http://www.seti.org/node/1845

The First Annual ARC Space Science and Astrobiology Symposium

The First Annual ARC Space Science and Astrobiology Symposium 
March 12, 2013
Building 3
8:30am - 5:30pm
 
We hope you have made room on your calendar for the First Annual ARC Space Science Symposium -- it is shaping up to be an invigorating day of science talks and poster sessions.
 
Two 1-hour lectures were chosen by a nomination process and a lecturer selection committee.

AAS Leadership & Executive Committee Meeting

Dr. Farid Salama was invited to attend the AAS Fall Leadership Meeting and Executive Committee Meeting and to prepare and present a 2-page report providing the basic information about the Laboratory Astrophysics Division for distribution to other Division leaders as a snapshot of the purpose and activities as well as recent accomplishments and future plans of the new division.
VEXAG

Space Science & Astrobiology Division Chief, and Planetary Systems Branch Chief Participate in 10th VEXAG Meeting, Washington DC

This week (13-15 November 2012), the Space Science and Astrobiology Division (Code SS) Chief, Dr. Timothy Lee, the Planetary Systems Branch Chief (Code SST), Dr. Jeffery Hollingsworth, and ARC NPP Resident Research Fellow, Dr. Amanda Brecht, attended the Tenth Venus Exploration Analysis Group (VEXAG) (http://www.lpi.usra.edu/vexag/) meeting in Washington DC and NASA Headquarters.

Planetary Systems Branch Chief invited to University of Oxford as an External Examiner for the D.Phil. (PhD) degree

During the week of 29 October through 2 November 2012, Dr Jeffery Hollingsworth, Space Scientist & Chief, Planetary Systems Branch (Code SST), and Principal Investigator (PI) of the NASA ARC Mars Climate Modeling Project (MCMC), was invited to travel to the United Kingdom by the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division and the Head of the Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Department (AOPP), University of Oxford, to serve as the External Examiner in the D.Phil. (PhD) examination (or "viva") of Mr David Mulholland, a candidate for degree.

Dr. Hoehler delivers keynote lecture at ISSM 2011

Tori Hoehler (SSX) delivered a keynote lecture at the 2011 meeting of the International Society for Subsurface Microbiology.  Hoehler's lecture, entitled, "Energetic constraints on subsurface life:  A case study of methanogenesis in serpentinizing systems" focused on constraining the habitability of subsurface environments through thermodynamic and bioenergetic models.  The lecture focused on a case study developed specifically for assessing the habitability of the Martian subsurface.
Mattioda_Yuri's Day 2011

Astrochemstry Laboratory Hosts a Yuri's Day booth on Scouting for Life

The Astrochemistry Laboratory hosted an informative, hands-on, booth at Yuri’s Education Day held on April 8, 2011 at NASA Ames. 
Kepler

Drs. William Borucki and David Koch to receive Inaugural Lancelot Berkeley Prize

The AAS is pleased to announce that the Society's first Lancelot M. Berkeley - New York Community Trust Prize for Meritorious Work in Astronomy is being awarded to William J. Borucki and David G. Koch for leading the successful Kepler space mission, which is discovering new exoplanets while making major advancements in the search for terrestrial planets around other stars. Borucki and Koch, both at NASA's Ames Research Center, are PI and deputy PI, respectively, of the Kepler mission.

Seeking Signs of Life

Seeking Signs of Life

Seeking Signs of Life: A Symposium Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of NASA’s Exo/Astrobiology Program aired on Thursday October 14, 2010.

http://www.livestream.com/astrobiology50th

Dr. Andrew Mattioda talks to students at space camp


On July 18, 2010, Dr. Andrew Mattioda, NASA Ames Astrochemistry Laboratory, conducted an Education and Public Outreach event with the LEGO Education and NASA Exploration Camp being hosted by East Central University, Ada, Oklahoma.

Astrochemistry Lab Tour

Students from Harding University visit Astrochemistry Laboratory



On Friday, July 9, 2010, Professor Edmond Wilson, Harding University, AR, and two of his undergraduate students, Julianne Petty, Electrical Engineering and NASA Workforce Undergraduate Researcher, and Darah McDaniel, biochemistry and Molecular Biology Major and a Arkansas Space Grant Consortium Undergraduate Researcher visited NASA Ames.

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