Physics and Astronomy Department
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|This Sunday, Look Up and Wave at Kepler||
“Kepler has spent all its time looking for planets like Earth,” says James Davenport, a postdoctoral researcher at Western Washington University and co-founder of the #waveatkepler outreach effort. “One of the last things it will do is turn around…
|WWU’s real-life Rocket Girl will chat with ‘The Martian’ author||
One’s a sci-fi writer who’d never, ever, fly in space. The other’s a NASA scientist who won’t rule out a trip aboard a rocket ship.
But in a sense, both of them have been to the Red Planet – and they took many space enthusiasts with them.
|Women ask fewer questions than men at conference talks, new studies suggest||
For example, James Davenport, an astronomy postdoctoral fellow at Western Washington University in Bellingham who similarly …
|Mini-Flares Might Threaten Life Around Red Dwarf Stars||
So Million created software, published in the …
|Who asks questions at astronomy meetings?||
by WWU's Jim Davenport
|WWU Receives New $1 Million Grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute||2017-06-09|
|Seeing Double: WWU Undergrad Identifies Orbiting Pairs of Stars||2017-06-07|
|This Marysville student is on a path to be a NASA researcher||
Ollie Reisman, 17, is a senior at Marysville Arts and Technology High School, and will be a freshman at Western next fall.
|WWU’s Melissa Rice, Students Attend NASA Workshop for Mars 2020 Mission||2017-03-14|
|Western's Melissa Rice using Microsoft's new HoloLens headset for her research on Mars||2017-01-30|