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 ITHACA, NY — Beth Ellen Clark, associate professor and chair of the physics department at Ithaca College, has received a $2.7 million grant from NASA to support her participation in the first U.S. mission to bring samples of an asteroid back to the Earth for study and analysis. Named OSIRIS-REx (Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security-Regolith Explorer),...

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ITHACA, NY — A high-profile climate modeler at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies will present “Climate Change: Picturing the Science” at Ithaca College on Monday, March 21. Part of the ...

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ITHACA, NY — On December 1, after five months of test flights, SOFIA — NASA’s newest and largest airborne astronomical observatory — completed a 10-hour flight that marked the project’s first mission devoted solely to gathering scientific data. A 17-ton telescope mounted in the fuselage of a modified 747 jumbo jet, SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared...

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