Rubin Observatory/LSST Cosmological Survey – Applications Physicist I in Batavia, IL for Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Rubin Observatory/LSST Cosmological Survey – Applications Physicist I in Batavia, IL for Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Details Posted: 29-Jun-22 Location: Batavia, Illinois Required Education: Doctorate Salary: Competitive Categories: Astronomy and Space Science Computer Science: Computer Design and Engineering Physics: Physics Sector: Government and National Lab Function: Other We Are: Fermilab is America’s premier laboratory for particle physics and accelerator research, funded by the US Department of Energy. We support discovery science … Read more

The Gaia Mission Keeps Unlocking Secrets of the Galaxy

The Gaia Mission Keeps Unlocking Secrets of the Galaxy

There are probably 200 billion stars in the Milky Way, stretched across space in a disk shaped like a ninja’s throwing star. It’s so big that, traveling at the speed of light, it’d still take you 100,000 years to traverse it. But if you could find the ideal point in space to stare at these … Read more

The James Webb Telescope Successfully Launches Into Space | Smart News

The James Webb Telescope Successfully Launches Into Space |  Smart News

An artist’s conception of the James Webb Space Telescope at work. NASA GSFC / CIL / Adriana Manrique Gutierrez via Flickr under CC BY-SA 2.0 In an incremental sign the universe rewards the diligent behavior and patience of astronomers out to study it, conditions cleared enough this Christmas morning for the launch of the biggest, … Read more

The Unwritten Laws of Physics for Black Women

The Unwritten Laws of Physics for Black Women

She decided to study physics. It was, in a way, good timing—a Black American woman had just become the first of her kind to earn a physics PhD, back in Greene-Johnson’s home state. At Stanford, Greene-Johnson was the only Black student in her major, but that didn’t surprise her. What did was the presence of … Read more