February 2016

National Science Foundation Media Event


National Science Foundation Media Event for the LIGO Scientific Collaboration February 11, 2016 LIGO Detected Gravitational Waves from Black Holes On September 14, 2015 at 5:51 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (09:51 UTC), the twin Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) detectors, located in Livingston, Louisiana, and Hanford, Washington, USA both measured ripples in the fabric of [...]

National Science Foundation Media Event2018-01-08T19:54:53+00:00

January 2015

“LIGO Generations”


This 2nd in a series of films about LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory) was funded by the National Science Foundation through the University of Mississippi. This film tells the story of three generations of researchers and scientists who have dedicated their lives to one of the most advanced astronomical tools on the planet, in search [...]

“LIGO Generations”2019-04-16T01:47:37+00:00

April 2014

“LIGO – A Passion for Understanding”


Over the Sun, LLC was contracted by the Caltech, one of the managing partners of LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory), to produce a short documentary film titled, "LIGO, A Passion for Understanding." This film brings to life one of the most important astronomical tools of our time while telling the human story of creativity, passion, [...]

“LIGO – A Passion for Understanding”2019-04-16T01:47:38+00:00

January 2014

MDRS Mars Crew 134 Astronaut Analog


On January 18, 2014 a crew of six highly qualified scientists and engineers and one documentary film maker will enter the Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) in the high, winter desert near Hanksville, Utah, for the duration of two weeks. Simulated off-world, isolated habitats (analogs) have been used by universities and government sponsored space programs [...]

MDRS Mars Crew 134 Astronaut Analog2019-04-16T01:47:38+00:00

May 2013

“Chasing Asteroid 1998 QE2”


Discovered on August 19, 1998, by the Lincoln Near Earth Asteroid Research (LINEAR) program near Socorro, New Mexico, asteroid 1998 QE2 is 2.75 kilometers in diameter [Dr. Lance A. M. Benner, 2013]. It has a well understood orbit that brings it near to Earth every 14 years [JPL Small-Body Database Browser]. The South African Astronomical [...]

“Chasing Asteroid 1998 QE2”2019-04-16T01:47:38+00:00