Meet Dr. Michelle Larson the CEO & President of the Adler Planetarium located in Chicago. As a leading woman within the astrophysics and astronomy community, Larson has served on NASA’s Advisor Council Science Committee and has been a professor of Physics at Utah State University. Explore the journey of Dr.Larson from her first time looking at the Moon with a pair of binoculars, to now overseeing the home to one of the largest telescope available in the Chicagoland area!
We’ve all heard of dark matter, whether that be in physics or your favorite sci-fi show. In this episode, TINA host McKenna McMurray and her guest, Yale Professor Reina Maruyama, discuss what dark matter is, what significance it holds to our understanding of the universe, and the methods researchers use to detect it.
Have you ever wondered what lays beyond the surface of Mars, or how life on other planets is detected? The answers to all your questions lead to one thing—agnostic biosignatures! Learn about agnostic biosignatures, with Dr. Heather Graham, and what they can tell us about other terrestrial planets as well as Earth!