News Archive

Image of Ricky Egeland
April 23, 2014

The only recipient this year and the first winner from MSU, Ricky Egeland learned about the fellowship just moments after passing the oral examination for his doctorate in physics. The Newkirk Fellowship will continue until he completes his Ph.D., which he expects will take two or three more years.

April 14, 2014

“Chui”was the word on the radio; Swahili for leopard. The Masai are still the best wildlife spotters on the Mara, but they are not averse to using modern technology when it suits them. The report was from another guide letting us know about a leopard feasting on a buffalo carcass near a well-known creek.

Graphic of calcium S index data
April 8, 2014

Dr. Philip Judge, convened the HAO Solar-Stellar Workshop on March 19-20 at the High Altitude Observatory of NCAR in Boulder.

Solar-like differential rotation pattern
February 11, 2014

HAO's Mausumi Dikpati proposes thermal forcing as the likely candidate for meridional circulation flow braking.

February 11, 2014

HAO’s mission is to understand the behavior of the Sun and its impact on the Earth; to support, enhance, and extend the capabilities of the university community and the broader scientific community, nationally and internationally; and to foster the transfer of knowledge and technology.