Posted 4/24/2013 12:04 AM by Kim Evans | Comments
Scientists from the Space Sciences Department take you "behind the stories" using the best images and animation available to help understand the latest developments.
April 2013 -- Dr. Dimitri Klebe talks all about dark matter. He covers three recent stories - the Plank mission’s release of the first all-sky image of the distribution of dark matter, potential evidence of dark matter seen by the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer onboard the ISS, and the first hint of a WIMP-like signal.
Dr. Steve Lee brings us up-to-date on the latest mission news. Hear how the solar conjunction is affecting spacecraft at Mars, the potential for a Mars comet strike in 2014, the recent Antares test launch, and the latest on NASA’s proposed asteroid retrieval mission.
Links related to Dimitri’s stories:
Possible Dark Matter WIMP detection
Links related to Steve’s stories:
Mars Solar Conjunction
Mars Comet Strike 2014
Antares Test Launch
Asteroid Retrieval Mission