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Understanding Spica (Alpha Virginis)

The familiar star Spica (Alpha Virginis) is the fifteenth brightest star in the night sky, in part because it is relatively nearby, only about 250 light-years away. It is easy to find by following the arc of the Big Dipper's ...

dateApr 25, 2016 in Astronomy
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Curiosity smiles in her latest "selfie"

This is very cute—Curiosity's latest "selfie," a mosaic made up of about a dozen images acquired with the rover's Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) instrument on April 27-28, 2014 (Sol 613) with the 5.5-km-high Mount Sharp ...

dateApr 29, 2014 in Space Exploration
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What people don't get about my job

Having a job is a privilege that brings many things - satisfaction, pride, a roof over your head, a way of life. But what happens when not everyone understands what you do, affecting how they perceive you and how much they ...

dateSep 19, 2013 in Economics & Business
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