Category | Ice Investigators

By lisastrishock on April 14, 2018 in

Today is Citizen Science Day, and we wanted you to have some fun exploring our website and projects! This virtual scavenger hunt takes you around our website, introduces you to our projects, and it just a little bit of fun! When you’re finished, you can check your answers here, and comment below with your score […]

By StarStryder on July 16, 2015 in

For many who have been paying (perhaps a bit too much) attention to the Pluto system fly by (can their be too much attention of that?) today is the day to sleep. No press conferences. No news was expected.* It’s just a day to catch up and bask in the data before the pressers start […]

By StarStryder on July 14, 2015 in

It is now 12:20pm Eastern on encounter day and with nothing to do but wait for New Horizons to call us back and let us know it’s ok, everyone seems to have developed a case of the creative and/or a case of the sillies. We here at CosmoQuest are down with that and want to […]

By StarStryder on July 13, 2015 in

We are in the race up to New Horizons fly past Pluto and Charon, and things are starting to fly fast and furious. The biggest thing we’re noticing is the words are changing from, “The best so far, with better to come,” to “The best we’ll get from New Horizons” as parts of Pluto and […]

By alexparker on August 1, 2012 in

Since we have now amassed dozens of new Kuiper Belt Object (KBO) discoveries, its time for some visualizations! As part of our ongoing effort to characterize our current discoveries, as well as to prepare to make new discoveries, I have been developing a suite of software tools to organize and classify the measurements we have […]