The work was supported by a NASA Planetary Astronomy
award (NNX14AJ43G) and a Solar System Observations award (80NSSC18K1001).
"Ifs such a deep-rooted mystery and so difficult to explain that people just don't talk about it," notes Brown, professor of planetary astronomy
After completing my doctorate in planetary astronomy
and becoming a research scientist, professor, and mother, I became even more sensitive to the influence that parents and communities have on their children.
A comprehensive review of 'Instrumental Methods for Professional and Amateur Collaborations in Planetary Astronomy
' was written by Dr Olivier Mousis and many other authors including the Director, and has been submitted to a professional journal.
SNARK was used in many applications, including systems for reasoning about planetary astronomy
, geography, biology, medicine, and business enterprise services.
"We now have evidence that Europa's ocean is not isolated-that the ocean and the surface talk to each other and exchange chemicals," said Brown, the Richard and Barbara Rosenberg Professor and professor of planetary astronomy
One of the oldest unsolved riddles in planetary astronomy
, the so-called ashen light, is puzzling because this cloud-shrouded planet has no satellite capable of reflecting sunlight to illuminate its nightside the way that sunlight reflected by Earth produces the appearance of "the old Moon in the new Moon's arms."
Institute teams formulate concepts, design and manage complex hardware and data systems, develop advanced space borne instrumentation, and address theoretical aspects of space physics and planetary astronomy
. Nov 15, 2011
Mike Brown is a professor of planetary astronomy
at the California Institute of Technology.
and, in particular, the search for extra-solar planets is currently one of the most interesting research areas in astronomy in recent years.
"This is among the hottest, most vigorously studied subjects in planetary astronomy
today," Millis says.