Sara Kornfeld Simpson

Take Five: Sara Kornfeld Simpson, Brain Researcher

A high-school student with a talent for playing the flute and oboe, Sara Kornfeld Simpson was preparing for a recital in the auditorium of the … more

Biology, Computer Science & AI, Interviews, Take Five
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Artist's depiction of a  "stellar-mass" black hole. Credit: Aurore Simonnet/Sonoma State University/NASA

Massive Black Holes Can Block Formation of New Stars

Heat from fast-moving particles appears to prevent necessary cooling Massive black holes spewing radio-frequency-emitting particles at near-light speed can block the formation of new stars … more

Astronomy & Space, Cogito Picks, Physics, Science News
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Cogito Member of the Week: CharlieA

In this series, we recognize members making an active contribution to the Cogito community. My name is Charlie and I am a 10th grader living … more

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This NASA graphic shows the visibility area of the partial total solar eclipse of Oct. 23, 2014. The eclipse will be visible from most of the United States, weather permitting.
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Partial Solar Eclipse to Darken U.S. Skies This Week

Weather permitting, nearly all of North America will be able to experience a partial solar eclipse of the sun on Thursday. Mark Thursday (Oct. 23) … more

Astronomy & Space, Cogito Picks, Science News
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Vishnu Paranandi

The Sky’s the Limit

This summer at the Ohio Supercomputer Center, Vishnu Paranandi learned how to use computing to identify comets in images taken by the Solar and Heliospheric … more

Stories By and About, Young Scientists
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