Karl Battams is an astrophysicist and computational scientist based at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington DC. He has operated the NASA-funded Sungrazing Comets Project since 2003. In addition to his comet work, he performs data analysis and visualizations for various ongoing solar physics projects within the NRL Space Science Division. You can follow him and the Sungrazer Project on Twitter via @SungrazerComets.
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Posted 2014/08/29 02:09 CDT | 5 comments
Karl Battams highlights the historic discovery, by an Air Force satellite, of a sungrazing comet.