Science News Roundup: February 2017
Here is the science news, relating to George Mason University and the College of Science for the month of February 2017:
Michael Summers makes the connection between Pluto‘s environment and astrobiology
In a NASA article, Pluto is compared to one of Saturn’s moons and attempts to answer, can Pluto sustain life?
Michael Summers talks about Earth-like exoplanets
Seven new planets were just announced. But wait, there’s more.
In a story about Pluto’s status as a planet, Mason and others submit a paper to define the word “planet”
Were you one of those people that was devastated to hear the news about Pluto not being a planet? Good news, there may be hope.
Mason partners with Prince William’s biotech company to develop Zika antibody
With a $50,000 agreement, Mason researchers seek to put an end to Zika.
Mason scientists worry about link to weather satellites
In an article by BuzzFeed, Jim Kinter describes the impact of the grant with Ligado, a company to test satellites.
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