The coast-to-coast total solar eclipse that will pass directly over Clemson Aug. 21 is still more than five months away, but Clemson University scientists are already making appearances at events leading up to the grand spectacle. On March 11, more than 1,200 kids from around the Upstate poured into the sprawling Roper Mountain Science Center complex for “Space Day 2017,” a daylong event that featured scientists, educators and dozens of hands-on, space-related exhibits.
A total solar eclipse will streak across the United States from coast to coast on Aug. 21. And the best news is, it will pass directly over Clemson.
When the universe was young, a supermassive black hole — bloated to the bursting point with stupendous power — heaved out a jet of particle-infused energy that raced through the vastness of space at nearly the speed of light. Billions of years later, a trio of Clemson University scientists, led by College of Science astrophysicist Marco Ajello, […]
A trio of Clemson University scientists has discovered five supermassive and immensely powerful black holes that were formed when the universe was young.
The Feb. 22, 2017, announcement by NASA of the discovery of seven Earth-size exoplanets was “one of the most interesting announcements in a long, long time,” said Clemson University philosophy professor Kelly Smith, who consults with NASA and the European Space Agency about ethical and societal issues related to space exploration.