News and Events from the Eberly College of Science
22 April 2014 — Mysteries of one of the most fascinating nearby planetary systems now have been solved, report authors of a scientific paper to be published by the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society in its early online edition on 22 April 2014. The study, which presents the first viable model for the planetary system orbiting one the first stars discovered to have planets -- the star named 55 Cancri -- was led by Penn State University graduate student Benjamin Nelson in collaboration with faculty at the Center for Exoplanets and Habitable Worlds at Penn State and five astronomers at other institutions in the United States and Germany.
Water is Detected in a Planet Outside Our Solar System (24 February 2014)
Will the 18th President of Penn State Be Named on Monday? (16 February 2014)
Asteroid Named for Two Penn State Students (14 February 2014)
Nanomotors Are Controlled, for the First Time, Inside Living Cells (10 February 2014)
Taking a Scientific Approach to Science Education (Event Date: 11 February 2014) (HUB Auditorium , from 11 February 2014 04:00 PM to 11 February 2014 05:00 PM)