Summer Science Program
The Summer Science Program (SSP) is an academic summer program where high school students experience college-level education and do research in celestial mechanics by studying the orbits of asteroids....
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George O. Abell
George Ogden Abell (March 1, 1927 – October 7, 1983) was an astronomer at UCLA. He worked as a research astronomer, teacher, administrator, popularizer of science and education, and skeptic. Abell rec...
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N. Gregory Mankiw
Nicholas Gregory Mankiw (/ˈmæn.kjuː/; born February 3, 1958) is an American macroeconomist and Chairman and Professor of Economics at Harvard University. Mankiw is best known in academia for his work ...
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6962 Summerscience
6962 Summerscience (1990 OT) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on July 22, 1990 by E. F. Helin at Palomar. It was named for the Summer Science Program, which teaches astronomy to high school students...
Langmuir Laboratory for Atmospheric Research
107°10′51″W / 33.9753°N 107.1807°W / 33.9753; -107.1807The Langmuir Laboratory for Atmospheric Research is a scientific laboratory studying the cloud processes that produce li...
Westmont College
Westmont College, founded in 1937, is an interdenominational Christian liberal arts college in Santa Barbara, California.
Ruth Kerr, owner of the Kerr Mason Jar Company, established the school as ...
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R. Paul Butler
R. Paul Butler is an astronomer who searches for extrasolar planets.He received a BA and an MS from San Francisco State University, completing a Master's thesis with Geoffrey Marcy, and then completed...
23131 Debenedictis
23131 Debenedictis is a main belt asteroid with an orbital period of 3.34 years.The asteroid was discovered on January 5, 2000 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team in Socorro. T...
Jeffrey Lagarias
Jeffrey Clark Lagarias (born November, 1949 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA) is a mathematician and professor at the University of Michigan.
While in high school in 1966, Lagarias studied astrono...
Stirling Colgate
Stirling Auchincloss Colgate (/ˈkoʊlɡeɪt/; November 14, 1925 – December 1, 2013) was an American physicist at Los Alamos National Laboratory and a professor emeritus of physics, past president at the...
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15565 Benjaminsteele
15565 Benjaminsteele is a main-belt asteroid. It was named in honor of Benjamin C. Steele for achievement as a finalist in the 2001 Discovery Young Scientist Challenge (DYSC), a middle school science ...
Jerold Krieger
Jerold A. Krieger ((1943-12-12)December 12, 1943 – February 14, 2002(2002-02-14)) was a judge of the Los Angeles County Superior Court known for his work fighting for civil rights for gays,...
Amy B. Jordan (astronomer)
Amy B. Jordan is an American astronomer who works at the University of Colorado.In 2002 she was part of the team which discovered the asteroid (95625) 2002 GX32.In 2005, she was a teaching assistant a...
21561 Masterman
21561 Masterman (1998 QR93) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on August 28, 1998 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.It was named for Mary Masterman, a 2006 finalis...
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Array Operations Center
The Array Operations Center (AOC) in Socorro, New Mexico, is the control and monitor center for the Very Long Baseline Array. From the AOC, National Radio Astronomy Observatory operators are able to r...
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (also called New Mexico Tech, and originally known as the New Mexico School of Mines) is a university located in Socorro, New Mexico. New Mexico Tech of...
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Robert D. Arnott
Robert D. Arnott (born 1954) is an American entrepreneur, investor, editor and writer who focuses on articles about quantitative investing. He is the father of Richard Wiles-Arnott, Sydney Arnott, and...
Robert Tarjan
Robert Endre Tarjan (born April 30, 1948) is an American computer scientist and mathematician. He is the discoverer of several graph algorithms, including Tarjan's off-line least common ancestors alg...
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Ed Krupp
Edwin C. Krupp (born November 18, 1944, Chicago) is an American astronomer and author. He has been the director of the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles for 45 years, since first taking over the pos...
Jerry Nelson (astronomer)
Jerry Earl Nelson (born January 15, 1944) is an American astronomer known for his pioneering work designing segmented mirror telescopes, which led to him receiving the 2010 Kavli Prize for Astrophysic...
Mitch Kapor
Mitchell David Kapor (/ˈkeɪ.pʊər/ KAY-poor), born November 1, 1950, is the founder of Lotus Development Corporation and the designer of Lotus 1-2-3. He is also a co-founder of the Electronic Frontier ...
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Magdalena Ridge Observatory
Magdalena Ridge Observatory (MRO) is an astronomical observatory in Socorro County, New Mexico, about 32 kilometers (20 mi) west of the town of Socorro. The observatory is located in the Magdale...
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