Caltech/IPAC-NExScI staff scientist Jessie Christiansen is part of a team that developed the Exoplanet Explorers citizen science project. Citizen scientists, working in collaboration with Christiansen and other astronomers, recently discovered a 5-planet system in K2 mission data. Read more about how citizen scientists are discovering exoplanets!
NASA is pleased to introduce the 2018 class of Sagan, Hubble, and Einstein Postdoctoral Fellows under the NASA Hubble Fellowship Program (NHFP). The Fellows are named to one of three sub-categories corresponding to NASA's "big questions:"How does the Universe work? How did we get here? Are we alone? Meet the class here!
BJ Fulton, a NExScI staff scientist, is being honored with the 2018 Robert J. Trumpler Award - an honor bestowed by the Astronomical Society for the Pacific (ASP) to the recipient of a "PhD degree in North America whose research is considered unusually important to astronomy."