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University of Toledo Astronomer appointed to NASA

University of Toledo Astronomer appointed to NASA

Maryam Jawaid, Staff Reporter
January 31
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Tom Megeath, assistant professor in the department of physics and astronomy, was chosen to serve a three-year term as a member of the executive committee for NASA’s Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group. Megeath specializes in the formation of stars and planets. “Their intent is to advise NASA...

UT astronomers make national news, discover apparent brown dwarf

UT astronomers make national news, discover apparent brown dwarf

Bryce Buyakie, Staff Reporter
April 27
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Astronomers at the University of Toledo made national news this month with a recently discovered new cosmic object floating alone in the Milky Way galaxy. The newly identified object was named WISEA J114724.10-204021.3 — WISEA 1147 for short. “This is a pretty big deal for me and the University...

NASA gives the University of Toledo grant for new education programs

NASA gives the University of Toledo grant for new education programs

Riley Sproul, Staff Reporter
November 11
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After receiving funding from NASA, UT is leading several campuses in an initiative to change the teaching standard for sciences, On Tuesday October 27th, University of Toledo President Sharon Gaber announced the successful funding of a $10 million project by NASA. UT will receive roughly $2.5 million...

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