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Dr. David Alexander

The Sun burps and the Earth reaches for the Lysol: Learn why in our Nov. 15 lecture, Our Explosive Sun
November 7, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Welcome guest blogger Dr. David Alexander, Director of the Rice Space Institute. If there’s one star in the sky that everyone can name — and point to, if needed — it’s the Sun. Kisosen, Wuriupranili, Huitzilopochtli, Bel, Ra, Sol, Apollo — the Sun has many names and has served many purposes for humanity over the […]

Final Frontier: Free Lecture Series at Rice University
March 4, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

From Dr. David Alexander, Rice Professor of Physics and Astronomy and creator of the Space Frontiers Lecture series: As the International Space Station nears completion, humanity can proudly state that it has a permanent presence in space.  But what’s next?  Do we head for the Moon? Mars? President Obama’s plan is to focus first on […]


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