Tag Archives: NEOWISE

Looking for Planet 9? There’s an app for that

Citizen scientists can join an online hunt for icy worlds, brown dwarfs and other yet-to-be-discovered objects beyond the orbit of Neptune, using a technique that’s not all that different from the method that led to Pluto’s discovery 87 years ago. … Continue reading

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NASA fires back in spat over asteroid data

BELLEVUE, Wash. – NASA issued a statement today disputing Seattle tech icon Nathan Myhrvold’s critique of asteroid data analysis from the space agency’s NEOWISE mission. The statement follows up on reports published this week by GeekWire and othermedia outlets. In those reports, Myhrvold … Continue reading

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Nathan Myhrvold stirs up an asteroid argument

BELLEVUE, Wash. – Millionaire techie Nathan Myhrvold is used to stirring up controversy over issues ranging from patent licensing to dinosaur growth rates, but now he’s weighing in on an even bigger debate: the search for potentially hazardous asteroids. In a … Continue reading

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