• January 25, 2022

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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.

Amy’s Everyday Astronomy: Shadows of the Past

This week, in light of current events, I’ve decided it was important to dedicate my column to some of those scientists that made great contributions to the field after having sought political refuge in the United States. In 1932, anticipating the election of Adolf Hitler, Albert Einstein, father of modern physics known for his work […]Read More

Amy’s Everyday Astronomy: Is Mars Still Volcanically Active?

Since its discovery, Mars has always been a place of wonder for us Earthlings. From long ago beliefs that the deep canyons seen in telescopes were forged by water, to fear of invasion from little green men. Mars fires the imagination of sci-fi literature and films, as well as the real science of current and […]Read More