NASA Career Chat with members of the National Science Teachers Association and their students

NASA Career Chat with members of the National Science Teachers Association and their students

Dr. Kimberly Ennico, a staff space scientist at NASA Ames Research Center, presented a live interactive learning web conversation to middle schools in Ilinois, Vermont, Maine and West Virginia, reaching over 100 students. Topics covered types of NASA careers and also highlighted what she does as a NASA scientist today. Dr. Ennico focused on the […]

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New AGU Fellows

This Spring 2011, two Space Scientists within the Planetary Systems Branch at the NASA Ames Research Center (ARC) have been elected to the status of Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU). To be elected a Fellow of AGU is a special tribute for those who have made exceptional scientific contributions. Nominated Fellows must have […]

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Environmental chamber at SLAC

Environmental chamber at SLAC

Oana Marcu (SCR/SETI), Matt Lera (Lockheed Martin) and Chris McKay (SST) just completed a successful run at the SLAC X-ray beamline using a new environmental chamber. The small environmental chamber in which relative humidity could be controlled and monitored was constructed in the Space Science/Airborne Instrument Development laboratory in building N245 by Emmett Quigley. This […]

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Gathering Dust

A “News and Views” by Jeff Cuzzi appeared in Nature Geoscience (enclosed), discussing the implications of recent results by others, who used X-ray diffraction to show that fine-grained dust rims on meteoritic chondrules were acquired, and compacted by collisions, in the protoplanetary nebula instead of on the parent body. […]

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