July 16, 2019Insulin, a medication used to treat diabetes, is temperature-sensitive and has a short shelf life. It can be stored unopened for up to a year, but once opened, it … Read more about Study on extending insulin’s shelf life may have dramatic implications for health care—on Earth and in space
Nadine Barlow may be keeping her eyes on Mars, but a faint asteroid zipping along an orbit between the red planet and Jupiter has her name on it.
The asteroid, 15466 Barlow, was named in her honor by the International Astronomical Union. Now, years later, the Northern Arizona University professor of physics and astronomy finally has the official plaque.
Barlow received the plaque in March at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference in Houston. Longtime collaborators Faith Vilas, from the Planetary… Read more