News tagged with distance

Distance measurement of a microlensing event

The distance to celestial objects is key to calculating their intrinsic properties like mass and luminosity. Distance, unfortunately, is also one of the most difficult parameters to measure. The most direct method is called ...

dateApr 06, 2015 in Astronomy
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Native food, native wisdom

For people who have been connected to the land it comes from for thousands of years, food is more than just a collection of calories and nutrients. For Native Americans, traditional staples can define their identity and represent ...

dateMar 12, 2015 in Social Sciences
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