Tag Archives: Search for extraterrestrial intelligence

OSIRIS-REx – Seeking Answers to the Sweet Mystery of Life

Guest Blogger: Jason Dworkin   The nature of the origin of life is a topic that has engaged people since ancient times. Where did we come from? What was the first life? How are we related? Are we alone? The study of biologic remains and environments preserved in rocks (fossils) and biochemical pathways and structures […]

Reddit – Ask Me Anything – Top 10 Questions

On April 15, 2014 I hosted my second Reddit – Ask Me Anything Session. The response from the Reddit community was great and many insightful questions were asked. Here are the top-10 questions from this event: #1 – I have trouble planning my weekend more than a day in advance. What are some of the […]

My Journey to the Asteroid Frontier – Part 1

Many people ask me how I came to be the Principal Investigator for the OSIRIS-REx mission. My journey into the asteroid frontier started in 1988, when I enrolled at the University of Arizona, majoring in Theoretical Mathematics. I considered myself an explorer of inner space and spent a lot of time reading about the limits […]