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Jason Rhodes

Jason Rhodes

Jason Rhodes is an observational cosmologist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He is working toward understanding the mysteries of dark matter and dark energy using space telescopes like WFIRST and European Space Agency’s Euclid mission. When not developing space missions he enjoys running and spending time with his wife Alina, a fellow cosmologist at JPL.

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The Many Names of WFIRST

Posted 2016/08/10 08:01 CDT | 3 comments

NASA’s next big “flagship” astronomy mission, following the ambitious James Webb Space Telescope due to be launched in 2018, is currently known as the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST)—but it's had a slew of different names.

How Does a NASA Scientist End Up Working on an ESA Mission?

Posted 2016/03/01 11:00 CST | 2 comments

Cosmologist Jason Rhodes details the path he took to play a leading role in a European mission designed to learn about dark energy.

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