Known as LSPM J0207+3331 or J0207, the ancient dwarf star was originally thought to be a cold brown dwarf, Adam Schneider, a research scientist at Arizona State University said, but it ultimately proved to be something more.
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The newly minted ASU Mesa location will open in the fall of 2021 will offer academic programs by the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts in areas such as digital and sensory technology, experiential design, gaming, media arts, film production and entrepreneurial development, all areas that are expected to continue to rise in workforce demand in coming years.
Arizona State University physicist Paul Davies, a longtime proponent of such an initiative, told me that rovers in conjunction with high-resolution lunar satellites are the best option for such an effort.
Tony Hu, an associate professor at the Biodesign Virginia G. Piper Center for Personalized Diagnostics and at ASU’s School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering, mentored the researchers and aided in collaborations with the MD Anderson Cancer Center.
“It’s almost inconceivable,” says Matthew Toro, director of maps, imagery, and geospatial data for the Arizona State University Libraries. “Even if you’re on the rim, you can’t see the whole thing. The tools that allow us to see the canyon in its entirety are maps.”