Daily Archives: May 1, 2017

From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director May 9 meeting – election of officers. We’ve come around in our orbit to the point when we elect officers again for the next season of AAAP. Or re-elect, because each of your … Continue reading

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From the Program Chair

By Ira Polans The May AAAP meeting is on the 9th at 7:30PM in Peyton Hall on the Princeton University campus. The talk is on “Dense Gas in Distant Dusty Galaxies” by Dr. Andrew Baker of Rutgers University. To understand … Continue reading

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quantum entanglement.

by Theodore R Frimet pass the uranium, please. It was 10 marbles for 99 cents, plus shipping, and I couldn’t resist. Imagine, uranium embedded into glass. Not a new thing, of course! Uranium glass has been around before there was … Continue reading

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The Search for Extra-Terrestrial Life in the Universe

A book by Bangladeshi author Obaidur Rahman Click here for the PDF version of the book.

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Recycling rockets.

by Prasad Ganti Space X recently launched its flagship rocket Falcon 9 to send cargo to the International Space Station. It was almost a routine launch, barely indistinguishable from the others except for one feature. The first stage of the … Continue reading

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Snippets

compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Saturn’s Hexagon in Motion This colorful view from NASA’s Cassini mission is the highest-resolution view of the unique six-sided jet stream at Saturn’s north pole known as “the hexagon.” This movie, made from images … Continue reading

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