NJIT Newsroom tagged with "telescope" Updates about what's happening on and around the NJIT campus. http://www.njit.edu/news en-us 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/uicomponents/images/sub_logo.gif New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu 60 New and Remarkable Details of Sunspots Now Available from NJIT's Big Bear Observatory http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-262.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-262.phpTue, 06 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Researchers at NJIT's Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) in Big Bear, CA have obtained new and remarkably detailed photos of the Sun with the New Solar Telescope (NST).  The photographs reveal never-before-seen details of solar magnetism revealed in photospheric and chromospheric features. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, physics, big bear solar observatory, philip goode, bbso, wenda cao, sunspots


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NJIT's Louis Lanzerotti To Be Honored as AGU's 2011 William Bowie Medalist http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-468.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-468.phpThu, 01 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Louis Lanzerotti, distinguished research professor of physics at NJIT, has been selected as the 2011 William Bowie Medalist of the American Geophysical Union (AGU).

Tagged: physics, big bear solar observatory, nasa, louis lanzerotti, center for solar-terrestrial research, hubble space telescope, geophysics, george bush, american geophysical union, terrestrial technologies


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New Insights into Sun's Photosphere Reported by NJIT Researcher at Big Bear http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-006.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-006.phpMon, 10 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Distinguished Professor Philip R. Goode and the research team at Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) have reported new insights into the small-scale dynamics of the Sun's photosphere.

Tagged: big bear solar observatory, philip goode, center for solar-terrestrial research, sun, bbso, telescope, advanced technology solar telescope


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NJIT Astronomy Club To Host Public Talk on Hubble Space Telescope Research http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-348.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-348.phpTue, 12 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT Astronomy Club will host a public talk on research with the Hubble Space Telescope on Oct. 18 at 8 p.m. in Kupfrian 117. The talk is by Slawomir Piatek, senior university lecturer in NJIT's Department of Physics, whose research group has been measuring motions for nearby dwarf satellite galaxies using data taken with the Hubble Space Telescope. Telescopes will be set up after the talk, weather permitting, to view Jupiter and the Moon. Contact: Dale E. Gary at 973-596-5376. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of physics, dale gary, hubble space telescope, astronomy club


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$5 Million NSF Grant Will Upgrade and Expand NJIT Radio Telescope Array http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-333.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-333.phpWed, 06 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 A $5 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to upgrade and expand a set of radio frequency antennas at Owens Valley Solar Array (OVSA) has been awarded to NJIT. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of physics, dale gary, gelu nita, radio telescope


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Why Are Sunspots a Source of Radio Emissions NJIT Researcher Explains More http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-293.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-293.phpWed, 25 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Why sunspots are a strong source of radio emissions and what information those emissions carry will be the focus of an invited talk by NJIT Research Professor Jeongwoo Lee tomorrow at the International Astronomical Union Symposium on the Physics of Sun and Star Spots in Ventura, CA.  The event numbers among the top gatherings in the U.S. for people studying sunspots and related phenomena.   

Tagged: sun, owens valley solar array, sunspots, radio telescope, jeongwoo lee


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See Amazing New Sun Images From NJIT’s Big Bear Solar Observatory http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-292.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-292.phpTue, 24 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Distinguished Professor Philip R. Goode and the Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) team have achieved “first light” using a deformable mirror in what is called adaptive optics at BBSO. An image of a sunspot was published Aug. 23, 2010 on the website of Ciel et l'Espace, as the photo of the day.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of physics, big bear solar observatory, philip goode, national solar observatory, advanced technology solar telescope


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Using NASA Photos, NJIT Physics Professor Leads Journey to Galaxy Center http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-427.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-427.phpThu, 03 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Distinguished Professor of Physics Dale E. Gary will guide visitors on a journey to the center of the galaxy on Dec. 11, 2009 at the Cooperative Extension Services, Warren County.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of physics, nasa, dale gary, hubble space telescope


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NJIT To Dedicate New Telescope at Big Bear Solar Observatory on Oct. 3, 2009 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-331.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-331.phpTue, 29 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 During the next decade, solar physicists will learn more than they might have dreamed possible about the Sun, thanks to current technologies that have advanced the capacity of ground-based and space-based instruments.   All the more reason for the excitement on Oct. 3, 2009 when NJIT formally dedicates the new solar telescope at Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO), CA.

Tagged: robert altenkirch, donald sebastian, department of physics, board of overseers, big bear solar observatory, philip goode, excellence in research prize and medal, center for solar-terrestrial research, bbso, solar telescope


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NJIT Physicist Who Connected Solar Outburst With GPS Failure Promoted To Distinguished Professor http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-296.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-296.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor Dale Gary, PhD, of Berkeley Heights, an expert in solar radio data, was promoted to distinguished professor.   Gary examines the conditions under which solar radio bursts from distinct solar events can disrupt cellular telephone signals.

Tagged: donald sebastian, convocation, honors, national science foundation, award, provost, essex county college, nasa, zachary yamba, dale gary, center for solar-terrestrial research, sun, owens valley solar array, gps


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World's Largest Telescope at NJIT’s Big Bear Captures Sun’s Magnetic Field Better http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-201.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-201.phpWed, 20 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's new 1.6-meter clear aperture solar telescope—the largest of its kind in the world—is now operational.  The unveiling of this remarkable instrument—said to be the pathfinder for all future, large ground-based telescopes—could not have come at a more auspicious moment for science.  This year marks the 400th anniversary of Galileo's telescope that he used to demonstrate that sunspots are indeed on the Sun. 

Tagged: department of physics, national science foundation, big bear solar observatory, philip goode, sun, bbso, solar, telescope


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NJIT Physics Professor Directs Effort To Install 1.2 Meter Telescope in NJ http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-318.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-318.phpMon, 15 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT physics professor Andrew Gerrard hopes by the end of October to be able to peer through what will be the second largest optical telescope east of Texas. Under his direction, a 1.2-meter diameter, fully-steerable Itek optical telescope will soon be installed far from city lights atop Jenny Jump Mountain, Hope. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of physics, louis lanzerotti, andrew gerrard, united astronomy clubs of new jersey


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NJIT Solar Astronomer Philip R. Goode Receives First Board of Overseers Excellence in Research Prize and Medal http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-111.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-111.phpThu, 27 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT Board of Overseers and NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch presented yesterday to Philip R. Goode, PhD the first NJIT Excellence in Research Prize and Medal. Goode, who has led a five-year project to build the world's most capable 1.6-meter solar telescope at Big Bear Solar Observatory in Big Bear Lake, CA, is distinguished professor of physics and director of the Center for Solar-Terrestrial Research, which manages the observatory. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, robert altenkirch, donald sebastian, department of physics, board of overseers, big bear solar observatory, philip goode, excellence in research prize and medal, center for solar-terrestrial research, solar telescope, solar astronomy


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NJIT Astronomer Philip R. Goode To Detail World’s Most Capable Solar Telescope on March 26 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-107.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-107.phpWed, 26 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0400 During the next decade, solar physicists will learn more than they have dreamed possible about the Sun, thanks to current technologies that have advanced the capacity of land-based instruments. Such advancements will be the focus of a talk on March 26 by noted NJIT solar astronomer Philip R. Goode, PhD. The inaugural presentation of the NJIT Board of Overseers Excellence in Research Prize and Medal will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre, Kupfrian Hall.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, physics, philip goode, excellence in research prize and medal, njit board of overseers, solar telescope


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NJIT Astronomer To Detail World’s Most Capable Solar Telescope March 26 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-098.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-098.phpTue, 18 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0400 During the next decade, solar physicists will learn more than they have dreamed possible about the Sun, thanks to current technologies that have advanced the capacity of land-based instruments. Such advancements will be the focus of a talk on March 26, 2008 by noted NJIT solar astronomer Philip R. Goode, PhD. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, robert altenkirch, donald sebastian, department of physics, physics, national science foundation, board of overseers, big bear solar observatory, philip goode, vincent naimoli, astronomy, excellence in research prize and medal, solar physics, philip rinaldi, emil herkert, j robert hillier, norma clayton, george newcombe, solar telescope, national solar observatory, earthshine, albert dorman, john seazholtz, helioseismology


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Worldwide Astronomy Day Coming Up May 6: NJIT Professors Plan Events http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-196.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-196.phpFri, 28 Apr 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Amateur astronomers can learn an assortment of information ranging from what it's like to work with the Hubble telescope to the pleasures of star-gazing with high-power professional equipment at New Jersey's annual Astronomy Day on May 6 in Hackettstown.

Tagged: department of physics, dale gary, astronomy, hubble space telescope


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NJIT Physicists Expect New Super Lens To Reveal First Light by Early 2006 http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-247.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-247.phpWed, 01 Dec 2004 00:00:00 -0500 Solar physicists at NJIT say they expect to see dawn's first light by January of 2006 with the new 1.6-meter telescope currently under construction. The National Science Foundation recently awarded $1.5 million to the project, which will arguably create the world's largest optical telescope for solar research.

Tagged: physics, national science foundation, telescope


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New Jersey Institute of Technology Space Explorer Louis Lanzerotti Heads Committee To Study Hubble’s Fate http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-045.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-045.phpFri, 16 Apr 2004 00:00:00 -0400 New Jersey Institute of Technology Space Explorer Louis Lanzerotti Heads Committee To Study Hubble's Fate 

Tagged: nasa, louis lanzerotti, hubble space telescope, space exploration


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