Physics professor and student team analyze asteroids with NASA telescope

USM’s associate physics professor Julie Ziffer and her team of students controlled NASA’s infrared telescope remotely at midnight from the Portland campus to analyze asteroids.

“The purpose of my research is to find water and organics on asteroids,” said Ziffer. “We want to determine how common they are in the solar system.”

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