This is excellent news for our upcoming experiment in Lead, SD and a demonstration of how particle physics can foster international cooperation.
The United Kingdom and the United States have signed the first ever umbrella science and technology agreement between the two nations, and the UK has committed $88 million to the LBNF/DUNE project.
Source: UK commits $88 million to LBNF/DUNE in first-ever umbrella science agreement with U.S.
Of all the spectacular images returned by Cassini, this one is my favorite.
This beautiful image of Saturn and its rings … is a composite (layered image) made from 165 images taken by the wide-angle camera on the Cassini spacecraft over nearly three hours on September 15, 2006. The bottom image is a closeup view of the upper left quadrant of the rings, through which Earth is visible in the far, far distance.
Source: A View of Earth from Saturn : Image of the Day
“Surely the nations are like a drop in a bucket;
they are regarded as dust on the scales;” – Isaiah 40:15 (NIV)
The Astronomy 101 Five-Week Learning Experience at the Journey Museum starts on Sep. 19. I will be teaching on Oct. 10!
Source: Astronomy 101 Five-Week Learning Experience | Calendar | Journey Museum and Learning Center