A brilliant obit of astrophysicist Riccardo Giacconi, as only @overbye could tell it. Hang in for the references to Moby Dick and the Odyssey! https://t.co/bv4DuouNnX— John Schwartz (@jswatz) December 14, 2018
Friday, December 14, 2018
Riccardo Giacconi at 87. All I know is what I read in the obituary. But he certainly seems like quite a hero of astroscience. As described by Dennis Overbye, Giacconi’s scientific work took him along the electromagnetic spectrum from X-rays, to visible light, to radio waves.
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Friday, December 07, 2018
China's Chang'e-4 lander/rover duo is getting ready to launch the first-ever mission to the far side of the moon later today (~7:30pm EST)! Not sure when we'll know if launch was successful but meanwhile here's my preview from last month in @ScienceNews: https://t.co/0nYG12gMuI— Lisa Grossman (@astrolisa) December 7, 2018
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