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Jake Rosenthal

Student, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Jake Rosenthal is an undergraduate student at Virginia Tech pursuing a degree in Aerospace Engineering. He has interned at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Goddard Space Flight Center. He is an aspiring science communicator.

Latest Articles

On Cosmic Discovery and Human Significance

Jake Rosenthal takes us on a tour of the history of discovery of our place in the cosmos.

Space Exploration: Leaving the Earth to Understand It

Looking back at Earth from beyond helps to give perspective on our place in the cosmos.

The Pioneer Plaque: Science as a Universal Language

In 1972, an attempt to contact extraterrestrial life was cast into space with the launch of the Pioneer 10 spacecraft. What exactly was the message we sent into the cosmos?