Eighth Planet

Artificial Intelligence, NASA Data Used to Discover Eighth Planet Circling Distant Star (Video)

WASHINGTON—(ENEWSPF)—December 15, 2017 By: Felicia Chou and Alison Hawkes Our solar system now is tied for most number of planets around a single star, with the recent discovery of an eighth planet circling Kepler-90, a Sun-like star 2,545 light-years from Earth. The planet was discovered in data from NASA’s Kepler[Read More…]

Profs. Susan Kidwell and David Jablonski

Fossil That Fills Missing Evolutionary Link Named After UChicago Professors

CHICAGO—(ENEWSPF)—November 17, 2017 By: Louise Lerner Lurking in oceans, rivers and lakes around the world are tiny, ancient animals known to few people. Bryozoans, tiny marine creatures that live in colonies, are “living fossils”—their lineage goes back to the time when multi-celled life was a newfangled concept. But until now,[Read More…]

Cosmic Ray study with balloons

UChicago Astrophysicists to Catch Particles from Deep Space on NASA Balloon Mission

CHICAGO—(ENEWSPF)—October 24, 2017 By: Louise Lerner A team led by Prof. Angela Olinto was awarded NASA funding to fly an ultra-long duration balloon mission with an innovative ultra-sensitive telescope to pick up cosmic rays and neutrinos coming from deep space. Planned for launch in 2022, the Extreme Universe Space Observatory[Read More…]

Final 2023 Mayoral Forum with Joe Woods

Final Village Trustee Forum – March 19, 2023