Department of Astronomy Center for Radiophysics & Space Research

Spotlight on Astronomy
 Studying comets provides clues to the early history of our solar system

Studying comets provides...

Apr 12 - “This work illustrates the extraordinary success of the Europan Space Agency’s Rosetta mission, and the importance of cooperation between European and US planetary scientists in general."   Read more ›

Planet Walk

Planet Walk

Sagan Planet Walk

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Mike Jones, a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy

Tyler Pauly

Tyler Pauly

Tyler Pauly, a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy

Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies

Second Year Grad Students...

Research Highlight

Research Highlight

Graduate Student, Jason Hofgartner, talks about his recent paper: "Does ice float in Titan's lakes and seas?" by Jason Hofgartner and Jonathan Lunine.

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Fact of the Day

Fact #5: Cosmic Popcorn Anyone?

The Cosmic Microwave Background that we detect today started traveling towards us over 13 billion years ago.