APMS senior Ethan Goff received two awards for his work with the Supplemental Instruction (SI) program that provides peer instructional support to NAU undergraduate students. The two awards are the SI Excellence in Leadership and SI Excellence in Peer Leadership awards. Ethan will be graduating this fall with a double major in Chemistry and Physics and Astronomy.
APMS senior Adrián Luna was recently recognized at an awards banquet for the top students graduating this fall. He is recognized as the Distinguished Senior in the College of Engineering, Informatics, and Applied Sciences. In addition, Adrián is one of the 28 recipients of the Gold Axe Award, given to the most accomplished students across the university, as well as the recepient of the President’s Prize, the most prestigious award for undergraduates at NAU. He… Read more
APMS Professor Miguel Jose Yacaman was recently recognized as an AVS Fellow at an awards ceremony held on October 23. The title of AVS Fellow is bestowed upon AVS members who have made significant scientific or technical achievements throughout their career.
AVS is a professional Society that supports networking among academic, industrial, government, and consulting professionals involved in a variety of disciplines – chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics, all engineering disciplines, business, sales, etc. through common interests related to the… Read more
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Washington, DC— A team of astronomers has discovered the most-distant body ever observed in our Solar System. It is the first known Solar System object that has been detected at a distance that is more than 100 times farther than Earth is from the Sun.
The new object was announced on Monday, December 17, 2018, by the International Astronomical Union’s Minor Planet Center and has been given the provisional designation 2018 VG18. The discovery was made by Carnegie’s Scott… Read more
By Kerry Bennett
Office of the Vice President for Research
Colonizing Mars as a backup planet for Earth has been a theme in both science fiction and popular science for decades, and NASA plans to send human explorers to the Red Planet within the next 20 years.
But how feasible is it for… Read more