Department of Astronomy Center for Radiophysics & Space Research

Spotlight on Astronomy
New Molecule Found in Space Connotes Life Origins

New Molecule Found in...

Sep 26 - Astronomers have discovered an unusual carbon-based molecule contained within a giant gas cloud in interstellar space.   Read more ›

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Laura Spitler, a recent PhD in radio instrumentation and astronomy

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Joyce Byun, a graduate student in cosmology

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Jason Hofgartner, a graduate student in planetary science

Planet Walk

Planet Walk

Sagan Planet Walk

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Dan Tamayo, a graduate student in planetary science

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Fact of the Day

Fact #10: Not Your Everyday Black Hole

There is a black hole millions of times the mass of the Sun at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.