Department of Astronomy Center for Radiophysics & Space Research

Spotlight on Astronomy
Cassini Spacecraft

Cassini...

Sep 15 - "Cassini — the robotic spacecraft orbiting Saturn — will meet its end Friday when it enters the atmosphere of Saturn after a 13-year odyssey exploring the gas giant’s spectacular rings, atmosphere and...   Read more ›

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Sean Marshall, a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

T. K. Daisy Leung, a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy

Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies

Third Year Grad Students...

Planet Walk

Planet Walk

Sagan Planet Walk

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Riccardo Pavesi, a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy

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Featured Event
Understanding the Effect of Environment on Chemical Evolution of Star-forming Galaxies

Sep. 22

Abstract:  The debate between nature versus nurture is still not over regarding the chemical evolution of... Read more ›

Fact of the Day

Fact #14: Drifting Away

Earth is the only planet that has plate tectonics!