Department News

NASA-funded physics research at WVU aims to create new stars among local teachers and HBCU students

West Virginia University physicists are helping NASA measure light from distant stars and involving local high school science teachers in the process.

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WVU to play a role in the next NASA ‘Living With a Star’ mission


The spacecraft constellation will make the first global measurements of the coupling between the magnetosphere and the Earth’s upper atmosphere. The results will help detect and predict extreme conditions in space that can impact society and future exploration.

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