An image of the Statue of Liberty Nebula (NGC 3576), taken at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile (CTIO), was featured on September 28, 2016 as NASA’s Astronomy Image of the Day. The featured photo was taken by PROMPT, … Continued
UNC Physics and Astronomy Professor Laura Mersini-Houghton sat down over the summer to meet with Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama. “It was a great honour and pleasure to meet Laura Mersini, Albanian star of astrophysics, living for years in the … Continued
The American Physical Society (APS) Bridge Program seeks to increase the number of underrepresented minorities (URMs) with physics PhDs. Recognizing that a disproportionate number of URM students may get a late start in physics, have inadequate opportunities for high-level coursework, … Continued
Prof. Laura Mersini-Houghton was invited to give a public lecture in Kosova, organized by DOKU.TECH and the Ipko Foundation. The lecture attracted an audience of over 400 people and was followed by 30 minutes of Q&A. More details here.