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…)
Interesting things are happening in the center of the Milky Way, and scientists using radio telescopes on three continents have been making discoveries about a high energy wind that is blasting out of our galaxy.(more…)
Starting a new job is hard – and starting a new job managing employee safety under the COVID-19 pandemic is even harder.(more…)
A new set of precision distance measurements made with an international collection of radio telescopes have greatly increased the likelihood that theorists need to revise the “standard model” that describes the fundamental nature of the Universe.(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…)