The Green Bank Elementary-Middle School Radioactive Robotics team created a handicap accessible door-opening mechanism to be used for opening long-handled doors like those at the Green Bank Observatory. Read the full story in the Pocahontas Times.(more…)
Green Bank Observatory Science Center educator, Luci Finucan, is one of a few international ambassadors accepted into an elite STEM education program. The Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassadors Program (ACEAP) brings educators of all types, from formal and informal teachers to amateur astronomers together to learn more about US astronomy facilities in Chile, and share that knowledge with others. Normally a field experience in Chile, under COVID-19 safety precautions for 2020, most training will be virtual.(more…)
Starting a new job is hard – and starting a new job managing employee safety under the COVID-19 pandemic is even harder.(more…)
Matthew Harrison, second from front, photographed at the dish of the Green Bank Telescope during undergraduate research in 2017.
When Matthew Harrison first set foot on the campus of the Green Bank Observatory in 2017 for an undergraduate summer workshop, he had no idea he’d be returning in 2020 as the Observatory’s newest Software Engineer.(more…)
In today’s challenging times, we should all celebrate the positive. The Green Bank Observatory welcomes a new member to its scientific team, Dr. Will Armentrout.(more…)