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Artist's imagining of an electron surrounding the nucleus of an atom. Credit: Nicolle R. Fuller, National Science Foundation.

Round and Round

ACME Experiment Finds That Electrons Are Really, Really Round

The official value for the universal constant of gravity. Credit: Brian Koberlein

A Subtle Attraction

The strength of gravity's pull has been measured in two new ways, but we still can't pin down the subtle attraction of gravity

Radar images suggest the presence of sub-surface water. Credits: Context map: NASA/Viking; THEMIS background: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Arizona State University; MARSIS data: ESA/NASA/JPL/ASI/Univ. Rome; R. Orosei et al 2018

Water Water Everywhere

Astronomers find water on Mars again, but is it life-friendly

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Brian Koberlein

I’m a farm boy who became an astrophysicist. Along the way I’ve been a farmhand, father, programmer, husband, author, and professor. Sometimes I write things. When I do, you can usually find it here.

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