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Telescope Will Detect Stellar Flares And Strange Far-Flung Explosions Telescope Will Detect Stellar Flares And Strange Far-Flung Explosions https://www.forbes.com/sites/brucedorminey/2024/02/13/telescope-will-detect-stellar-flares-and-strange-far-flung-explosions/?sh=283ace4e6f9c2024-02-13T05:00:00ZForbesThe median timescale of these red dwarf flare events is about 30 minutes and it's impossible for us to predict when they're going to happen, said Riley Clarke, a graduate student in physics in astronomy at UD. https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=2262
Scientists need good data to study UFOs. But how can they collect it?Scientists need good data to study UFOs. But how can they collect it?https://whyy.org/segments/scientists-need-good-data-to-study-ufos-but-how-can-they-collect-it/2023-10-23T04:00:00ZWHYY-AMNASA is looking to citizens to contribute, but Federica Bianco, associate professor of physics and astronomy, said it will be difficult to find and get through to people who don’t already have their minds made up about the potential existence of unidentified anomalous phenomena.https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=2200
Saturday’s ‘ring of fire’ eclipse will be a bonanza for scientists, even if Philly viewing conditions are poor Saturday’s ‘ring of fire’ eclipse will be a bonanza for scientists, even if Philly viewing conditions are poorhttps://www.inquirer.com/science/eclipse-time-october-2023-annular-philadelphia-20231013.html2023-10-13T04:00:00ZThe Philadelphia InquirerEclipses occur about twice a year. The fact they don’t happen more often has to do with angle of the moon’s orbital path, said Bennett A. Maruca, a physics and astronomy professor at UD.https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=2193
NASA to live-stream briefing on mysterious flying objectsNASA to live-stream briefing on mysterious flying objectshttps://www.upi.com/Science_News/2023/09/14/nasa-uap-study-briefing-ufos/4471694628789/2023-09-14T04:00:00ZUnited Press InternationalArticle mentions the role of Federica Bianco, associate professor of physics and astronomy, on a 16-member independent study team that found NASA had not uncovered any evidence of UFOs that had "extraterrestrial origin." https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=2189
Why Astronomers Hunting for Alien Intelligence Are Turning to Ultra-brief Bursts of LightWhy Astronomers Hunting for Alien Intelligence Are Turning to Ultra-brief Bursts of Lighthttps://www.inverse.com/science/seti-nanosecond-pulses-of-light2023-07-16T04:00:00ZInverseGregory Foote, a Ph.D. candidate with the department of physics and astronomy, talks about a recent paper he co-authored about the VERITAS Collaboration, which offered vital proof of concept demonstrating how future searches for extraterrestrial civilizations can incorporate optical pulses into their technosignature catalog.https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=2167
The biggest asteroids that have ever hit Earth The biggest asteroids that have ever hit Earthhttps://mashable.com/article/biggest-asteroid-impacts-earth2023-07-15T04:00:00ZMashable Craters tell the tale of a starkly different time in our planetary past. "The solar system used to be a lot more violent than it is now," Sally Dodson-Robinson, physics and astronomy, told Mashable. "During the first billion years or so of solar system history, asteroids were regularly bombarding planetary bodies at a devastating rate."https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=2168
Bad Data, Not Aliens, May Be behind UFO Surge, NASA Team SaysBad Data, Not Aliens, May Be behind UFO Surge, NASA Team Sayshttps://www.scientificamerican.com/article/bad-data-not-aliens-may-be-behind-ufo-surge-nasa-team-says/2023-06-09T04:00:00ZScinetific AmericanCrowdsourcing and harnessing a large and decentralized group of people will be needed to help dig into unidentified anomalous phenomena, said Federica Bianco, a member of the team and assistant professor of physics and astronomy at UD.https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=2157
NASA UFO team calls for higher quality data in first public meetingNASA UFO team calls for higher quality data in first public meetinghttps://www.science.org/content/article/nasa-ufo-team-calls-higher-quality-data-first-public-meeting2023-05-31T04:00:00ZScience.orgFederica Bianco, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, is a member of a 16-person panel advising NASA on how the agency can contribute to federal investigations on “unidentified anomalous phenomena." She said given the uncertainty of what would constitute a UAP, such detections first require “a thorough and deep understanding of what is normal, to tease out what is unusual.” https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=2154
Is it true that the Moon triggered the Rob Flood event?Is it true that the Moon triggered the Rob Flood event?https://www.world-today-news.com/is-it-true-that-the-moon-triggered-the-rob-flood-event/2023-01-05T05:00:00ZWorld Today NewsArticle quotes Harry Shipman, professor of physics and astronomy, who explained the moon's role in shifting of the tide. “The tides are highest during a full moon because at that time the gravity of the Moon and the Sun is pulling the Earth closer together. They are pulling in the same direction,” he said.https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=2099
Scientists Propose Mind-Bending Plan to Look for Dark Matter, New Physics Near the SunScientists Propose Mind-Bending Plan to Look for Dark Matter, New Physics Near the Sunhttps://www.vice.com/en/article/ake9zz/scientists-propose-mind-bending-plan-to-look-for-dark-matter-new-physics-near-the-sun2022-12-05T05:00:00ZViceMarianna Safronova, professor of atomic physics, is part of a group of international researchers using atomic clocks to better understand the true nature of dark matter.https://www.cas.udel.edu/Lists/CASintheMedia/DispForm.aspx?ID=2082

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