Following the Sun to the End of the Earth
In December 2016, Stuart Jefferies, a professor in Georgia State’s Department of Physics and Astronomy led a six-man crew representing five institutions in three nations to Antarctica.
Georgia State University’s Center for High Angular Resolution Astronomy (CHARA) and the French company ALPAO have signed a contract for the development of an adaptive optics upgrade for the CHARA Array, the largest optical interferometer array in the world.
An international team of astronomers has taken close-up pictures of a nearby star that show starspots—sunspots outside our solar system.
Think of the universe as a flat sheet stretched out and held at four corners. Now put a bowling ball in the middle.
Two Georgia State University scientists were among experts invited by The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy to discuss space weather events related to science and technology efforts, and national preparedness on Thursday, Oct. 29.
Georgia State University’s Center for High Angular Resolution has been awarded a three-year, $1,118,493 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund the second phase of the development of Adaptive Optics (AO) for its six-telescope CHARA Array.
MOUNT WILSON, Calif.–Astronomers at Georgia State University’s Center for High Angular Resolution Astronomy (CHARA) have observed the expanding thermonuclear fireball from a nova that erupted last year in the constellation Delphinus with unprecedented clarity.
From the heart of Atlanta, university astronomers have already found two new planets, and they’re not done looking.
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