Monthly Archives: August 2012

In Other News….

For the last week, Curiosity has been grabbing a lot of attention (and deservedly so). We won’t be seeing much from the rover this weekend, as it is currently getting a software update installed. (A great resource for following what … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

100 Years of Cosmic Ray Physics

100 years ago this week, on August 7, 1912, Austrian physicists Victor Hess made a monumental discovery. Carrying instrumentation in a series of high-altitude (in excess of 5000m) balloon flights, Hess discovered cosmic rays. Not only have cosmic rays been … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment