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Nicole Gugliucci is a Ph.D astronomer and works with the fabulous project known as CosmoQuest.

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By Nicole Gugliucci on May 31, 2015 in

In this series of posts, we’ll be breaking down the first MoonMappers paper by Robbins et al. showcasing YOUR work.  Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5 I promised you all one past post on the Moon Mappers science results, and it’s been a while! I just thought I’d wrap up some of […]

By Nicole Gugliucci on January 5, 2015 in

In this series of posts, we’ll be breaking down the first MoonMappers paper by Robbins et al. showcasing YOUR work.  Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4 We’ve shown in this series of posts why counting craters is important, how it’s been done throughout the years, what the experts and volunteers had to say, […]

By Nicole Gugliucci on January 2, 2015 in

Welcome to 2015, everyone! We have some new features here at CosmoQuest for you to check out. First of all, if you go over to the homepage, it has a whole new look. At the top and bottom are the familiar navigation and footer bars. I’ll get to that in the moment. Each square button […]

By Nicole Gugliucci on December 18, 2014 in

We love to leave our mark wherever we explore. We like to say that “we were here.” We like to name whatever we find that we don’t know much about. Names bring a certain personal connection between us and the inanimate objects we find around us. It’s a good thing that there seem to be no […]

By Nicole Gugliucci on December 12, 2014 in

For many of us in the Northern Hemisphere, winter has settled in with some very cold temperatures. But that doesn’t keep away the most avid skywatchers. The Geminid meteor shower in mid-December is often forgotten because of its cold weather timing, but its weekend timing this year makes it particularly favorable for viewing, so take […]