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The Perkins brothers try to keep the conversation casual at family get-togethers, usually sticking to the weather, sports or life in general. But invariably, the small talk will turn into a lively debate on the race to Mars or any number of topical issues in the field of physics....

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Leading scientists, senior officials and supporters from an international consortium of universities and research institutions including Texas A&M University are gathering on a remote mountaintop high in the Chilean Andes today (Wednesday, Nov. 11) to celebrate groundbreaking for the Giant Magellan Telescope...

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While traveling with Texas A&M University students in Italy nearly 20 years ago, Carolyn Adair '69 discovered an overgrown olive tree grove badly in need of nurturing. Through a bit of coaxing and a labor of love, she and her husband Tom '57 bought and transformed the grove into Amici Italian Imports...

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Six Texas A&M University professors recently have been appointed to endowed chairs and professorships within the College of Science, announced Dr. H. Joseph Newton, dean of the College of Science.[...]

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As one of 11 international partners in the Giant Magellan Telescope, Texas A&M University is part of important astrophysical history set to go down today (Friday, Sept. 18) -- the casting of the telescope's fourth primary mirror at the University of Arizona's Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab at Steward Observatory.[...]@

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As one of 11 international partners in the Giant Magellan Telescope, Texas A&M University is part of important astrophysical history set to go down today (Friday, Sept. 18) beneath a football stadium in Tucson -- the casting of the telescope's fourth primary mirror...

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Astronomers from across Texas will be visiting the Texas A&M University campus next month for a weekend workshop focused on the growth of astronomy and related scientific collaborations throughout the Lone Star State.[...]

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Astronomers from across Texas will be visiting the Texas A&M University campus next month for a weekend workshop focused on the growth of astronomy and related scientific collaborations throughout the Lone Star State...

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Using one of the world's most powerful digital cameras, scientists with the Dark Energy Survey have discovered eight more faint celestial objects hovering near our Milky Way galaxy, along with signs indicating that they likely are dwarf satellite galaxies, the smallest and closest known form of galaxies.[...]

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Using one of the world's most powerful digital cameras, scientists with the Dark Energy Survey have discovered eight more faint celestial objects hovering near our Milky Way galaxy...

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Texas A&M University physics graduate student Daniel Nagasawa '16 has some advice for budding astronomers: Never cease being amazed by things perceived as basic, from light to the elements. [...]

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Texas A&M University physics graduate student Daniel Nagasawa '16 has some advice for budding astronomers: Never cease being amazed by things perceived as basic, from light to the elements...

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The Giant Magellan Telescope Organization has announced today (Wednesday, June 3) that its 11 international partners -- including Texas A&M University -- have committed more than US$500 million to begin construction of the first of a new generation of extremely large telescopes. Once it is built, the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) is poised to be the largest optical telescope in the world.[...]

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Physicist Alexx Perloff, a graduate student at Texas A&M University working on the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment, is using data from the first run of the Large Hadron Collider for his thesis...

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The Giant Magellan Telescope Organization has announced today that its 11 international partners - including Texas A&M University - have committed more than $500 million to begin construction of the first of a new generation of extremely large telescopes. Once it is built, the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) is poised to be the largest optical telescope in the world.[...]

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