Women in Science

Have you seen this book "Women in Science" by Rachel Ignotosky? I usually have a copy I can give you if you run into me.  I have given these books as gifts to (short list): (1) An Algerian room cleaner/made near Marseille for her daughter - who loved astronomy.  The room cleaner then checked to …

Sol Today from the new MOST location The “Jim” Whittaker

Two images of the Sun- post-storm - at ~393 nm, slightly different wavelengths and timing  (we at MOST are learning  to tune off the filter center wavelength to watch dynamics.)  There are things not happening on the surface. Look closely at the lower center. That singular dot of magnetic activity exciting and creating Ca+ (Ca II). …

New Ron Drever Gravitational Wave Scholarship Announced!

Drever Scholarship News Release • January 2, 2018 The University of Glasgow’s School of Physics and Astronomy has received a bequest of £500,000 from the estate of Professor Ronald Drever to fund a scholarship in his name. Professor Drever, who passed away in March 2017, played key roles in establishing gravitational wave research at the …