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Explained: the Doppler effect

…change in frequency between the directed and reflected beams provides a measure of your car’s speed. Morgan Bettex, MIT News Office http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2010/explained-doppler-0803.html 2010-08-03 00:00:00 9636 Read Original Article Link http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2010/explained-doppler-0803.html…

Explained: Transiting exoplanets

In the quest to find life elsewhere in the universe, planetary scientists have detected more than 500 planets outside the solar system, or exoplanets, over the past 15…

History

…Data System with a Central Node located at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and a set of Discipline Nodes at other sites. The Center housed that part of the Geosciences Node

Unraveling black hole spin

…from forming, thereby affecting the growth of galaxies, Evans explained. “Without these jets, clusters of galaxies would look very different.” How these jets form remains one of the most important…

Ford Peter G.

…dissemination of remote sensing data. He was a member of NASA’s PSASS committee that created the Planetary Data System, becoming the deputy director of its Geoscience Node. His…

High Performance Computing

…by their research groups. It was significantly upgraded in 2008, replacing the original 32-bit compute nodes with 64-bit nodes. It has been further upgraded to use CentOS Enterprise Linux with…

Ripple Effect: Gravitational Waves Begin to Reveal a Hidden Universe

explained by any Newtonian mechanisms. The history of general relativity as a science is actually rather dismal. It was mostly theoretical work for many, many years. Then there was a…

'Retired' Planet Hosts: Not So Massive, Maybe Just Portly After Lunch (Speaker: James Lloyd)

…giant branch, the treatment of convective overshoot, or the use of the Eddington gray boundary condition approximation for convective atmospheres. The deficit of short period planets can be explained by…

Guth Alan H.

…it came to be so uniform and why it began so close to the critical density, can be explained by a new cosmological model which he called inflation. Inflation is…

The Late-Time Formation and Dynamical Signatures of Small Planets (speaker: Eve Lee, UC Berkeley)

…variety of debris disk morphologies revealed by scattered light images can be explained by viewing an eccentric disk, secularly forced by a planet of just a few Earth masses, from…