Department of Astronomy Center for Radiophysics & Space Research

Spotlight on Astronomy
Life 'not as we know it' possible on Saturn's moon Titan

Life 'not as we know it'...

Mar 2 - "Ours is the first concrete blueprint of life not as we know it."   Read more ›

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.

Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies

Denise Schmitz (REU summer '12), Luke Leisman (2nd year), Manolis Papastergis (6th year), Greg Hallenbeck (5th year), Mike Jones (2nd year), Betsey Adams (6th year).

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Matt Hankins, a graduate student in planetary science

Fuertes Observatory Museum & Outreach Project

Fuertes Observatory Museum & Outreach Project

All funds will go to purchasing beautiful and interactive displays, museum lighting, and preserving our current historic equipment.

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Featured Event
Astrophysics Lunch

Mar. 4

Ryan Miranda and Diego Munoz

Fact of the Day

Fact #11: Hot Enough to Fry an Egg

Venus, not Mercury, has the hottest surface temperature for a planet due to the Greenhouse Effect.