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Latest Michelle Thaller Stories

2013-10-22 12:21:51

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is invited to a free lecture called "Our Place in the Universe - Cosmology from the Ancient Greeks to Today" to be held at the Library of Congress. The lecture will be given by NASA astrobiologist Michelle Thaller on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 11:30 a.m. EDT in the Pickford Theater of the Library of Congress's Madison building. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "As a scientist, I am always...

2012-02-02 15:54:00

GREENBELT, Md., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is invited to a free talk to learn about "The Dark Universe," by NASA scientist Dr. Michelle Thaller. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The talk is part of the Gerald Soffen Lecture Series and will be held at the Visitor's Center at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center on February 9, 2012 at 7 p.m. EDT (doors open at 6:45 p.m.). The talk is about one hour and will be accompanied by images from space...

2008-10-07 14:35:00

Our current view of the universe, to quote Albert Einstein, is "not weirder than we do imagine, but weirder than we can imagine." That said, we have no choice but to observe the universe through human eyes and brains. How can we even start to make sense of it? One answer might be to call in the artists. For thousands of years, people have used art to explore ideas that humble, confuse or even frighten us. A new exhibition opening in Pasadena continues this tradition, bringing artists and...