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“Touch the Sun”: U. professor McComas helps design record-breaking spacecraft

Launched atop a Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Aug. 12, 2018, the NASA Parker Solar Probe mission, nicknamed “Parker,” was a $1.5 billion project. The mission seeks to “touch the Sun,” discovering the secrets of the star’s corona by performing unprecedented observations and measurements of solar winds, magnetic fields, and energetic particles that originate from the star’s mysterious outer atmosphere.

Former Fed Chairman Volcker ’49 dies at 92

He joined the faculty of the Wilson School in 1988, becoming the first Frederick H. Schultz ’51 Professor of International Political Economy and transferring to emeritus status in 1997.

U. launches Princeton Quantum Initiative

The initiative aims to bring together over 30 faculty members from the Departments of Chemistry, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Physics.