UMBC Center for Research and Exploration in Space Sciences & Technology II (CRSST II)
The Center for Research and Exploration in Space Science and Technology II (CRESST II) is a collaboration between NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) and the University of Maryland, College Park; University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Catholic University of America; Howard University; and Southeastern Universities Research Association. The overall goal of CRESST II is to support and enhance research and technology in the space sciences in support of NASA's strategic science mission objectives. CRESST II also seeks to encourage the engagement of a diverse population of students and Ph.D. scientists in NASA's space science programs.
(2018-12-31)We report the first detection of hard (>10 keV) X-ray emission simultaneous with gamma rays in a nova eruption. Observations of the nova V5855 Sgr carried out with the NuSTAR satellite on Day 12 of the eruption revealed ...
Thirty‐year trends in acid deposition and neutralization in two headwater catchments, northwestern Massachusetts, USA (Wiley, 2018-09-04)Long-term decreases in acidic precursors have changed the chemistry of precipitation and streamflow in two moderately to well-buffered, forested headwater catchments in the Taconic Range of western New England, USA. We ...