Fri, 10/12/2012 - 10:10am
Reach for the stars, or merely gaze upon them from the rooftop of the physics building: The University of Georgia department of physics and astronomy in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences will host its monthly observatory open house Oct. 19 from 8-9:30 p.m. on the fourth floor of the physics building.   The double cluster of Perseus, which is comprised of two nearby groups of thousands of stars, and the pale blue planet Uranus will be…
Tags: McPhaul Child and Family Development Center, Creative Writing Program
Mon, 07/09/2012 - 11:29am
Scientists at the University of Georgia, the University of California, San Diego, UCLA, California State Polytechnic University and the Australia National University have collaborated on a study, published in the journal Nature, suggesting new information on how planets are formed. The study: began with a curious and unexpected finding: Within three years, the cloud of dust circling a young star in the Scorpius-Centaurus stellar nursery simply…
Tags: Creative Writing Program, The Graduate School, Human Nature