Astrophysicist

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Name: Astrophysicist
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 14 mins ago - 1 reports

Physicists consider implications of recent revelations about the universes first light

Recent evidence that the universe expanded from microscopic to cosmic size in a mere instant brings with it important implications. During a live Google Hangout, leading astrophysicists from the ... ... [Published Big News Network - 6 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Majority of Americans doubt the Big Bang theory

In a new national poll on America's scientific acumen, more than half of respondents said they were "not too confident" or "not at all confident" that "the universe began 13.8 billion years ago with a big bang." The poll was conducted by GfK Public Affairs ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Carl Sagan, and the Art of Communication

Recently, I found inspiration in the premier episode of the series “Cosmos”. Near the end of the episode, renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson (the host) pulled out Carl Sagan’s day planner from 1975. December 20th contained an entry marked “Neil ... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

A star among men

Neil deGrasse Tyson's appearance at Loyola University April 14 drew huge crowds to see the charismatic astrophysicist. About 30 people were in line by 4 p.m., but as the event drew nearer, the line grew dramatically. By 6:30 p.m., it stretched to Freret ... [Published Gambit Weekly - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 2 reports

Int’l science workshop in Binh Dinh ponders universal questions

Seventy astrophysicists from 20 countries and territories around the world are gathering in Quy Nhon city, the central province of Binh Dinh, for an international workshop on extra-solar planets that kicked off on April 21... ... [Published People's Army Newspaper Online - Apr 21 2014]
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First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson misses the target and gets lost in the race space…

I recently saw a clip of Cosmos host and all round brilliant Neil Degrasse Tyson answering a question posed during a panel discussion. The question, which wasn’t really a question at all, had to do with former Harvard President Lawrence Summers’ comments ... [Published Redstate - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Spaceman to land in North

THE first UK astronaut to walk in space will land in the North-East next month to inspire a new generation of scientists.Michael Foale, born in this country and now a dual British-American national, will give a talk at Durham University on Wednesday, ... [Published Durham Times - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Tyson on Minorities in Science

At a panel on atheism and science, there was a question about why proportionally so few women pursue careers in the hard sciences. The question relates to comments from Larry Summers about whether there is perhaps some neurophysical explanation for the ... [Published About - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 3 reports

First Earth-friendly exoplanet discovered: Kepler-186f

The first exoplanet the size of Earth and located in an orbit about its parent star that could support the existence of liquid-water has been found about 500 light-years from our home of Earth.Astrophysicists from NASA’s Ames Research Center ( http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/home/ ... [Published Nile International - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Swiss astrophysicist to talk...

Swiss astrophysicist Michel G. E. Mayor will have an online chat about extraterrestrial life, or life outside the Earth, in Vietnam on the sidelines of an international scientific conference he is scheduled to chair in the coastal city of Quy Nhon this ... [Published Tuoitrenews.vn - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 7 reports

The Great Courses Launches ‘The Inexplicable Universe’ with Neil deGrasse Tyson on Netflix

CHANTILLY, Va.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--One of The Great Courses’ most popular titles -- “The Inexplicable Universe,” taught by Neil deGrasse Tyson, the noted astrophysicist -- has premiered on Netflix. ... [Published EON Consumer - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Supercomputers Help Capture Rare Black Hole Events

When an orbiting star gets too close to a galaxy’s central supermassive black hole, it eventually gets torn apart by the immense gravitational forces, a phenomenon known as a “tidal disruption.” Although black holes cannot be seen directly, since their ... [Published HPC Wire - Apr 16 2014]

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...The snow was falling harder. He wrote his phone number, his home phone number, on a scrap of paper. And he said, "If the bus can't get through, call me. Spend the night at my home, with my family." I already knew I wanted to become a scientist, but that afternoon I learned from Carl the kind of person I wanted to become...

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Physicists consider implications of recent reve... [Published Big News Network - 6 hours ago]
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Beaver Falls graduate helps find new Earth-like... [Published Beaver County Times - 12 hours ago]
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COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY on Blu-ray & DVD Ju... [Published FOX6Now.com - 19 hours ago]
Is Earth-Sized Exoplanet Just Right for Life? [Published Epoch Times - 22 hours ago]
In the Land of the Blind, the One-eyed Man is K... [Published Business Value Exchange - 22 hours ago]
Majority of Americans doubt the Big Bang theory [Published DailyMe.Com - 22 hours ago]
The Big Bang, The Multiverse And You [Published Daily Democrat - Apr 22 2014]
The 'Spectacular' Big-Bang Discovery [Published Philadelphia Trumpet - Apr 22 2014]
Talking to Mohammed Yahia [Published NOW News - Apr 22 2014]
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Carl Sagan, and the Art of... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Apr 22 2014]
A star among men [Published Gambit Weekly - Apr 21 2014]
Learn about climate change at Earth Day forum [Published San Luis Obispo.com - Apr 21 2014]
What makes a TED Fellow? Tom Rielly tells all [Published TED Blog - Apr 21 2014]
When Nobel Laureate John Mather Gazes Into Spac... [Published Epoch Times - Apr 21 2014]
Rhimes '91 to address Class of 2014 [Published Dartmouth College The Dartmouth - Apr 21 2014]
Int’l science workshop in Binh Dinh ponders uni... [Published People's Army Newspaper Online - Apr 21 2014]
Astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson misses the t... [Published Redstate - Apr 21 2014]
Earth’s “Cousin” Found [Published The Scientist - Apr 21 2014]
Int’l conference on exoplanet research... [Published Tuoitrenews.vn - Apr 21 2014]
Int’l science workshop in Binh Dinh ponders uni... [Published Bao Moi.com - Apr 21 2014]
In a Galaxy Far, Far Way is Found an Aqueous Pl... [Published Cutting Edge News - Apr 21 2014]
“An adventure of a lifetime..” This Irish docto... [Published TheJournal.ie - Apr 21 2014]
Residents of Tajikistan will be able to observe... [Published Asia Plus - Apr 21 2014]
Countdown to ‘Cosmos’ (12) [Published Grand Traverse Insider - Apr 21 2014]
Think the past winter was bad? Get ready for mi... [Published Sott.net - Apr 20 2014]
Spaceman to land in North [Published Durham Times - Apr 20 2014]
Want to reboot civilization? What you’ll need [Published Boston Globe - Apr 20 2014]
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Neil deGrasse Tyson, Carl Sagan, and the Art of... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Apr 22 2014]
Recently, I found inspiration in the premier episode of the series “Cosmos”. Near the end of the episode, renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson (the host) pulled out Carl Sagan’s day planner from 1975. December 20th contained an entry marked “Neil ...
What makes a TED Fellow? Tom Rielly tells all [Published TED Blog - Apr 21 2014]
Twice a year, we select 20 unconventional change-makers to join the TED Fellows program , a global network of innovators from a wide spectrum of disciplines. Last year’s TED Fellows class included an eye surgeon using low-cost mobile phone technology ...
Lawrence Krauss brings some lively insights and... [Published The Reference Frame - Apr 19 2014]
A visit that the narcissist had to like Tonight, people called me to remind me about a program on the ČT24 channel of the Czech Public TV: Hyde Park Civilization (1-hour interview with Lawrence Krauss, Czech video)...click at "English version" at the ...
Found: The Most Potentially Life-Friendly Exopl... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Apr 17 2014]
What Kepler-186f Might Look Like If It Has Clouds and SeasNASA Ames/SETI Institute/JPL-CalTech Five hundred light-years away, Earth has a cousin. Kepler data has revealed there's rocky planet out there that's similar in size to Earth and may have ...
The Great Courses Launches ‘The Inexplicable Un... [Published EON Consumer - Apr 17 2014]
CHANTILLY, Va.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--One of The Great Courses’ most popular titles -- “The Inexplicable Universe,” taught by Neil deGrasse Tyson, the noted astrophysicist -- has premiered on Netflix. ...
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Astrophysicist Piero Madau Wins 2014 Dannie Hei... [Published Auto & Transportation - Jan 15 2014]
Recent Near-Earth Misses Reinforce Dr. William ... [Published PR Newswire - Jul 23 2013]
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