Tag Archives: Spectroscopy

Nobel Prize in Physics honors the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the heart of the Milky Way

By tracking the orbits of stars close to the galactic center, Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez ruled out all possibilities besides a black hole. Continue reading

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Phosphine detection highlights unknowns of Venus’s atmosphere

Modeling, lab work, and perhaps a mission to the planet will be required to understand the chemical reactions that take place within Venus’s hot, dense, oxidizing cloud layers. Read more in Physics Today…

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Food residues help date ancient pottery

Radiocarbon dating of carefully extracted fatty-acid compounds could become a robust archaeological tool. Continue reading

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Mapping the Remains of Supernovae

A new tool provides detailed, 3-D chemical view of exploded star systems. Continue reading

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Iron-rich object closely orbits a white dwarf

The newly discovered object could be the core of a planet that survived the transition of its host star into a red giant. Continue reading

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A glimpse of a planetary system’s final stages

Detailed spectroscopy measurements may help astronomers discover bodies orbiting white dwarfs. Continue reading

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Molecular Processes, Global Effects

Streamlined proposal call focuses on aerosol sampling at DOE Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Climate Research Facility site with analysis at Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory. Continue reading

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EMSL User Program Facilitates Transferable Postdocs

DOE User Facility lets postdocs develop expertise in broad-reaching research and applicable techniques. Continue reading

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