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Curiosity Rover Uses Improvised Gravity Sensor To Explore Mystery of Mars Mountain

KJZZ | January 31, 2019

"By comparing the density of the minerals, or the building blocks that make up the rocks in Gale Crater, using the gravity data, we can understand the conditions under which the rocks formed," said co-author Travis Gabriel, a doctoral candidate at Arizona State University's School of Earth and Space Exploration. 

How did this mountain form on Mars? The Curiosity rover investigates

CNN International | January 31, 2019

       "What we were able to do is measure the bulk density of the material in Gale Crater," said Travis Gabriel, study co-author and graduate student at Arizona State University's School of Earth and Space Exploration, in a statement. 

ASU pilot class creates immersive 'virtual field trips' as teaching tool

azfamily.com | January 26, 2019

“It’s not just your brain that’s working,” said associate professor Rimjhim Aggarwal. “It’s all your senses that are being used, and the idea is that the student is given the opportunity to explore whatever they want to.” 

In a First, Earthlings Spot a Meteor Strike the Eclipse-Darkened Moon

Scientific American | January 24, 2019

“It’s very normal to see something like this,” says Arizona State University’s Mark Robinson, who is in charge of a camera currently riding onboard a lunar-orbiting spacecraft.

Biodesign C building designated Best of the Best Project nationwide

AZBio | January 19, 2019

Arizona State University’s Biodesign C building was recently awarded as the national Best of the Best Project in the Higher Education/Research category by ENR (Engineering News Record), a publication focusing on engineering and construction news.

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