For December’s Third Thursday, Dr. Andrew Westphal discusses some new ideas about how we might continue the online citizen search, plus gives his usual update on the latest lab findings so far. He also mentions a few details on NASA’s recent selections for who will get to submit what are […]
For November’s Third Thursday (btw, there was no TT in October!), Dr. Andrew Westphal discusses some new candidate analysis results, plus plans for an upcoming revamped search strategy focused on smaller blocks of images. We’re also looking at potential team competitions in the Foils search, as well as new algorithms […]
For September’s Third Thursday, Dr. Andrew Westphal gives an update on the overall Stardust@home effort, including news regarding our efforts to advance our analysis techniques. Bonus – see a “live” track extraction in action! Note: For more information about these monthly webinars, including how to participate, please go to the […]
For July’s Third Thursday, Dr. Andrew Westphal reported on the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society – their 80th! – from Santa Fe, NM, with a special focus on newly presented findings that relate to the Stardust@home effort. Enjoy! Note: For more information about these monthly webinars, including how […]
In this month’s conversation (audio only), Dr. Andrew Westphal provides his usual update about all things Stardust@home, including some very exciting news about two new and unexpected metal materials found in comet Wild 2. He’ll also provide some thoughts in general about future NASA funding for pure science research. Enjoy! […]
The entire Space Science Laboratory will be having electrical work done Sunday June 25th starting at about 2pm through Monday June 26th. We hope to have all systems online by noon on Monday. Thanks for dusting.
This month’s telecon is a conversation with Stardust@home’s Dr. Andrew Westphal who provides a brief update (audio only) on the project. Topics include: Recent news on ten interstellar dust candidates that are being extracted and sent to us from NASA’s Johnson Space Center for synchrotron beamline analysis here at UC […]
Well, it’s sort of down. We use Amazon S3 to host the movie files and that service is having problems. It should be fixed soon but it is out of our control. Here’s a link to Amazon’s status page <https://status.aws.amazon.com>