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Showing posts with label University of Alabama. Show all posts
Showing posts with label University of Alabama. Show all posts

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Update on Jack Blankenship (aka 'Alabama Face Guy') ...a great story


Ask the Intern: Jack Blankenship


Jack Blankenship on Jimmy Fallon
Article Excerpt: "... Jack Blankenship (aka "Alabama Face Guy") tells us how he came to be a Tonight Show intern. ..."

Reference: www.youtube.com

Friday, April 15, 2011

NASA has released a trove of data from its sky-mapping mission

Spectacular sky-mapping archive open to the public


Article Excerpt: "... University of Alabama astronomer William Keel already started mining the database for quasars - compact, bright objects powered by super-massive black holes.

"If I see a galaxy with highly ionized gas clouds in its outskirts and no infrared evidence of a hidden quasar, that's a sign that the quasar has essentially shut down in the last 30,000to 50,000 years," Keel said. ..."


Reference: www.cbsnews.com