Department of Astronomy Center for Radiophysics & Space Research

Spotlight on Astronomy
Carl Sagan Institute sets sail to explore the 'cosmic ocean'

Carl Sagan Institute sets...

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Planet Walk

Planet Walk

Sagan Planet Walk

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Jason Hofgartner, a graduate student in planetary science

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).

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 #1: Saturn's Rings

Saturn's rings are arguably the flattest structure known to man, being some 300,000 km end-to-end but with a vertical thickness of about ...