The following Penn State exoplanet experts are available to media to comment on the NASA Spitzer Space Telescope discovery of the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Thomas Beatty, firstname.lastname@example.org Post-doctorial fellow in Astronomy and Astrophysics, Beatty’s research interests include observational studies of transiting exoplanets, from detection through to follow-up […]
Penn State expert Associate Professor of Entomology and Disease Epidemiology Jason Rasgon is available to comment on Zika. Contact Rasgon at email@example.com or call Penn State News and Media Relations at 814-865-7517. In this Probing Question video, Rasgon looks at the relative risks for Pennsylvanians of Zika virus, Lyme disease and West Nile virus.
Less than four months after the historic first-ever detection of gravitational waves another wave has been detected. “I would never have guessed that we would be so fortunate to have, not only one, but two definitive binary black-hole detections within the first few months of observations,” said Chad Hanna, an assistant professor of physics and astronomy […]