Recent News: A lot has been happening for COSI since our flight in 2016!
- Get ready for COSI-2 in 2020! We’re flying again from Wanaka, NZ and are looking forward to more data, more analysis, and more trips to Ashraf’s. Stay tuned.
- Thomas Siegert has joined the COSI analysis team as a postdoc at UC San Diego. Welcome to the group, Thomas!
- Welcome new graduate students Hadar Lazar and Jacqueline Beechert!
- Carolyn is now Dr. Carolyn Kierans and is working at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Congratulations!
- The COSI group has been very active at conferences and seminars since the 2016 flight, with over 30 abstracts presented! For a selection of this work please see: Clio’s HEAD Meeting talk, Alex’s paper on GRB polarization, Carolyn’s overview of the 2016 flight, and John’s overview of the science results!
- Alex is now Dr. Alex Lowell and has moved on to a postdoc at UCSD working on GAPS, a balloon-borne instrument looking for anti-deuterons. Congratulations Alex!
- Jarred Roberts is a new postdoc who has joined the COSI team down at UCSD. He is focused on development of the ASIC for next-generation instruments.
- Terri Brandt from Goddard Space Flight Center has joined the COSI collaboration!
COSI is a balloon-borne soft gamma-ray (0.2-5 MeV) telescope designed to study astrophysical sources of nuclear line emission and gamma-ray polarization. Learn more by reading about the Science behind COSI, its Design and related Publications.