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Spotlight on Astronomy
Fuertes Observatory’s new museum goes 'back to the future'

Fuertes Observatory’s...

Feb 3 - “This place has come alive. It used to be a storage facility. It’s no longer a storage closet with telescopes on top, this museum has a heartbeat,” said Rushaniya Fazliyeva ’18, an astronomical society...   Read more ›

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Paul Corlies, a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy

Research Highlight

Research Highlight

Graduate Student, T. K. Daisy Leung, talks about her recent paper: "A Massive Molecular Gas Reservoir in the z=2.221 Type-2 Quasar Host Galaxy SMMJ0939+8315 lensed by the Radio Galaxy 3C220.3"

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Tyler Pauly is a graduate student working with Dr. Greg Sloan and Dr. Robin Garrod on the chemical evolution of star-forming clouds, young stellar objects (YSOs) and evolved stellar objects.

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Riccardo Pavesi, a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Sean Marshall, a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy

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Featured Event
New information encoded in CMB photons

Feb. 22

Nicholas Battaglia (Princeton)

Fact of the Day

Fact #13: The Biggest Loser

You would only weigh about 1/6th of your current weight if you stood on the Moon.