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BC Joins Energetic Ray Global Observatory – Brevard NC


Last updated 12/7/2015 at 10:46am

Sam Blakley (left), a BC student majoring in mathematics, will work with Michael Castelaz (right), associate professor of physics, in the spring of 2016 on an Independent Study project to analyze ERGO data.

Brevard College recently became a member of the Energetic Ray Global Observatory (ERGO), launching itself as the first college in North Carolina to join the collaboration. ERGO awarded Brevard a Pixel, which will be placed prominently in the Brevard College Division of Science and Mathematics Moore Science Building, with a dedicated computer for continuous live interactive data display.

"We find it amazing that the deep reaches of space can be explored by relatively simple instruments installed around the world," said Michael Castelaz, associate professor of physics at BC.

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