WASHINGTON — Small launch vehicle Vector has hired a new chief financial officer who previously held similar positions at Blue Origin and Sierra Nevada Corporation. Vector announced June 12 Stephanie Koster as its new CFO, leading the company’s finance and business operations. Koster joined the company in March, according to her LinkedIn profile. Koster previously
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A new superconducting magnet has briefly sustained an astonishing 45.5 tesla magnetic field intensity. For comparison, your flimsy fridge magnets have about 1 percent of a single tesla. The measurement, achieved by researchers at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (MagLab) at Florida State University resets the bar on what’s possible in direct current magnetic
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BUDAPEST (Reuters) – The head of Hungary’s oldest scientific institute said it was considering taking legal action to challenge government moves to take more control over research work and budgets. FILE PHOTO: People gather outside the Hungarian Academy of Sciences to protest against government plans to weaken the institution in Budapest, Hungary, February 12, 2019.
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Solar Eclipse with the moon covering the sun creating a Wedding Ring with clouds Getty As I write this, the Moon is shining brightly outside my window. It’s in the first quarter phase at the moment, where you can see half of its surface iluminated by
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ST. LOUIS — NASA plans to adjust operations of an airborne astronomical observatory in order to increase its scientific productivity. In a town hall presentation at the 234th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society here June 10, Paul Hertz, director of NASA’s astrophysics division, said those upcoming changes are the outcome of a pair of
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