• November 28, 2021

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A native El Pasoan, Amy Cooley attended Parkland High School before beginning her studies in physics at EPCC. With her love of dark skies increasing, she transferred to New Mexico Tech University where she earned her degree in Astronomy. Moving back to El Paso in 2008, she now wants to share her love of the cosmos with the city she calls home.

Podcast – Amy’s Everyday Science: This Week in Science Episode

It’s been a while since last we talked, but I’m glad you’re here. I’ve been working on a new project that I’m excited to share with you all. It’s a weekly podcast wherein I’ll be telling you all about the latest scientific research and findings, as well as answering your important questions. Today, I’ll be […]Read More

Amy’s Everyday Astronomy: Cold Welding – What is it and

Welding is a process that involves joining materials (usually metals or thermoplastics) to one another using a high heat to melt the parts together, creating fusion. This can easily be accomplished here on terra-firma with a good heat source, like a welding torch, and a couple of clean pieces of metal. But out in space, […]Read More

Amy’s Everyday Astronomy: Second Time’s a Charm for Soyuz

Back in October, Nick Hague and Alexey Ovchinin were forced to abort their flight to the ISS mid-launch due to failure of proper booster separation. Thursday afternoon, as physicists around the world celebrated Pi-Day, there was even more cause for celebration. Following on the heels of a successful launch of the unmanned SpaceX Dragon-Crew loaded […]Read More

Amy’s Everyday Astronomy: Week of Success for NASA and SpaceX

Space, the final frontier…a frontier we haven’t been able to reach from American soil since the last space shuttle flew nearly 9 years ago. But that looks to change thanks to a successful test of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon earlier this month. Perched atop a Falcon 9 rocket, the Crew Dragon was launched into a beautiful […]Read More

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