Jerome Workman, Jr.

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Unveiling Exoplanet Secrets: The Near-Infrared Spectrograph on the James Webb Space Telescope

September 22, 2023

The James Webb Space Telescope's near-infrared spectrograph (NIRISS) has introduced the single object slitless spectroscopy (SOSS) mode, enhancing our ability to study exoplanet atmospheres with high resolving power. This innovation holds great promise for advancing our understanding of distant worlds and their compositions.

New Discoveries from India’s Chandrayaan-3 Rover at the Lunar South Pole Using LIBS and APXS Spectroscopy

September 06, 2023

India's Chandrayaan-3 mission is the first successful attempt to land on the moon’s southern region and has uncovered several noteworthy discoveries on the lunar south pole using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) and other spectroscopic techniques.

The 2023 Emerging Leader in Molecular Spectroscopy Award

September 01, 2023

Dmitry Kurouski is this year’s recipient of the 2023 Emerging Leader in Molecular Spectroscopy Award for his work in using Raman spectroscopy for noninvasive, nondestructive analyses of biological materials.