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Kepler's Borucki Retires after Five Decades at NASA

After a career spanning 53 years and championing a mission deemed impossible for decades, William Borucki , the principal investigator of NASA's planet-hunting Kepler mission , will retire from the agency on July 3. Borucki's civil service at ... SpaceRef, 2 days ago
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Borucki Awarded 2015 Shaw Prize

William J. (Bill) Borucki has been awarded the 2015 Shaw Prize in Astronomy. The announcement of this prestigious award, often referred to as the Nobel of the East, was announced yesterday in Hong Kong. The prize honors Bill for his conceiving and ...
 SpaceRef4 weeks ago 2015 Laureates Of The Shaw Prize Announced  Asian Scientist1 month ago

William Borucki, leader of Kepler exoplanet finder, wins $1M Shaw Prize

After leading a multi-decade struggle to get the Kepler Observatory funded, built, launched into space, and successfully finding exoplanets , it's good to see William Borucki receivingwell-deserved recognition and reward: The Shaw Prize Top ...
 HobbySpace4 weeks ago

Metabolic Abnormalities in Williams-Beuren Syndrome

Mervis CB, Morris CA, Bertrand J, Robinson BF. Williams syndrome: Findings from an integrated program of research. In: Tager-Flusberg H. ed. Neurodevelopmental disorders: contributions to a new freamework from the cognitive neurosciences .
 General Medicine eJournal1 month ago

Measuring the mass of a Mars-size exoplanet

Determining the size of an Earth-size exoplanet by the amount of starlight it blocks hundreds of light-years away once was the realm of science fiction. Measuring the mass of such a small planet based on its gravity was another level entirely, but ...
 Noodls2 weeks ago

Kepler's Shaw Prize Winner Once in NASA's Dog House

What's cooler than discovering thousands of exoplanets? Winning a prestigious $1 million astronomy prize for discovering thousands exoplanets. Cooler, still, considering that the prize winner, Kepler Science Principal Investigator ...
 Space News1 month ago Life on other planets and 'talking' bacteria are Shaw winners  Hong Kong Standard1 month ago

Kepler, Making the Impossible Possible, and Life Beyond Earth

NASA is in the business of making the seemingly impossible possible, from landing on the moon to maintaining a laboratory in space, or from seeing into the far reaches of the cosmos to invading Mars with robots and probes. However, within NASA, ...
 Yahoo! Singapore1 month ago

Mission Manager Update: K2 in Campaign 5

It was nearly a year ago that the Kepler spacecraft made a comeback after a technical setback: the loss of its ultra precise pointing capability. Revived as the K2 mission, now in its fifth observing campaign, the spacecraft continues to operate ...
 Noodls1 month ago
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