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Chile Expedition 2016 Album 3
Chile Expedition Album #3
El Taito geyser
Bill Diamond visits El Tatio in Chile
Bill Diamond visits a geothermal a hot spring and geyser in the Atacama desert near San Pedro, Chile.
NAI Expedition Album #2
Chile Expedition 2016 - Dr. Cabrol visits Expedition Site 2 in the Andes
Dr. Cabrol's visiting Expedition Site 2 Journal in the Andes. See what she found and saw there.
Welcome to Salar Grande
This is where me and my team spent the last 4 days collecting samples of extremophiles that live inside salt nodules in some of the driest conditions on Earth...
heartbeat star
Astronomers Pumped by ‘Heartbeat Stars’
They’re called “heartbeat stars”, but not because they expand and contract. In fact, they’re double star systems in which one star has a highly elongated orbit similar to that of a comet.
salar grande
Hello from Salar Grande
Follow Dr. Nathalie Cabrol as she explores extraordinary landscapes and planetary analogs in Chile.
hot planet
They May Be Small, but They’re Hot
The first planet found around a normal star other than the Sun was 51 Peg b, which was soon dubbed a “hot Jupiter.”
simba summit
Aiming High! The Search for Biosignatures on Mars Starts High on Earth
Nathalie Cabrol and her astrobiology team are headed to the Chilean Andes to investigate Mars-on-Earth
rosetta signal
Rosetta's Target: Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
As Rosetta crashed into comet 67p, it dipped below the horizon for the last time as seen from the Allen Telescope Array(ATA) ... I've used its signal a lot over the years to test our receiving system.
FAST telescope
World’s Biggest Radio Ear
It’s now the biggest single-dish radio telescope on Earth. Settled down in the bumpy karst of China’s Guizhou province, about 1200 miles southwest of Beijing, this newest instrument for studying the heavens is very similar in design to the famed Arecibo dish, renown both for its science accomplishments and its performance in two popular films, “Contact” and “Goldeneye.”