Dr. Moloney received his PhD in experimental physics from Trinity
Trinity alumni Michael Moloney is to become the next chief executive of the American Institute of Physics (AIP). Dr. Moloney, an experimental physicist, was head-hunted by an executive search committee and subsequently unanimously approved by the AIP’s board of directors. …
“There are rare occasions when a scientist has the chance to witness a new era at its beginning,”
In October 2017, following the observation of gamma-ray bursts, visible light, and gravitational waves, all from the same event (a ‘kilonova’, the merging of two incredibly dense neutron stars), several papers were published in the journal Nature and elsewhere outlining …
Coming up in the year ahead: some exciting space exploration milestones.
2015 marks an exciting year for unprecedented space exploration in our solar system. Right this moment, as you are chilling on Earth, over a million kilometers away (three times the distance from the earth to the moon), NASA’s unmanned space …
A private space shuttle operated by NASA has burst into flames shortly after take-off this evening just above Virginia in the USA. The shuttle, which departed from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, was carrying over 2,200 kilograms of food and tools …
By the time you have finished reading this sentence, the sun will have spun you and your planetary spaceship ‘Earth’ almost 238 kilometres around itself. In one hour, it will carry you roughly 107,300 km. Galaxies …