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SPIDER landed safely on Saturday, January 17, reported William Jones, lead researcher on the project and an assistant professor of physics at Princeton. The crew will now undertake an expedition to recover the data from where SPIDER set down, about … Continue reading
Read about SPIDER’s progress in this article in the New York Times.
SPIDER has launched and is ascending. The instrument has answered the phone and called home, and seems to be functioning well.
Follow the progress of the team as they prepare to launch SPIDER. Watch via live-streaming here.
Jeff Filippini is a postdoctoral scholar at the California Institute of Technology. In the SPIDER team this year we have a lot to be thankful for. The major parts of our payload are assembled. Our cryostat is cold and performing reasonably well. All … Continue reading
Princeton University Office of Communications
by Morgan Kelly, Princeton University Office of Communications Assembled or taken apart, SPIDER exhibits such size and complexity that it’s hard to believe how William Jones, a Princeton University assistant professor of physics, so easily accepts that the instrument will … Continue reading