The American Geophysical Union’s Plainspoken Scientist blog invites you to artify your science abstracts. Artistic creativity can help you reach a broader audience. Make an art version of your abstract and submit it to the blog Tumblr site.
Sessions from the Search for Life Beyond the Solar System: Exoplanets, Biosignatures & Instruments Conference held in Tucson, Arizona in March are available for viewing. All sessions were recorded and are archived online. The meeting was co-sponsored by the Vatican Observatory and the Steward Observatory.
Graduate and undergraduate students interested in pursuing impact crater studies are welcome to apply for the GSA Planetary Science Division’s Eugene M. Shoemaker Impact Cratering Award. Applications are due August 29, 2014.
The Atlas of Lunar Sinuous Rilles is a comprehensive collection of images of 195 lunar sinuous rilles that are globally distributed around the Moon. The atlas allows the user to zoom into the sinuous rille of interest by centering the region of interest on the screen and scrolling the mouse wheel, or the user can select the sinuous rille of interest by number from the drop-down menu.
The United States Naval Observatory (USNO) website is a great online resource for astronomical information, including Sun and Moon data, calendars, almanacs, explanations of astronomical phenomena, and more.
The Lunar and Planetary Information Bulletin Number 137 is now available online. New with this issue are ebook downloads. Find out about the different formats and how to transfer files to different devices.
Check out the online higher education resources in lunar science from the Center for Lunar Science and Exploration. There are classroom illustrations, laboratory exercises, computational tools, atlases, and more.
The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC), the three-camera system mounted on the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, has captured high-resolution photos of the lunar surface. The LROC team has used lunar image mosaics to create videos–including flyovers, rotations, and more–that are available to watch online.
Check out the latest High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) Science Nuggets, one slide summaries of current research presented in a variety of formats.
Did you know that the LPI Library has a Twitter feed with over 3800 followers? Keep up with what’s going on at the library on Twitter.