Department of Astronomy Center for Radiophysics & Space Research

Spotlight on Astronomy
 Studying comets provides clues to the early history of our solar system

Studying comets provides...

Apr 12 - “This work illustrates the extraordinary success of the Europan Space Agency’s Rosetta mission, and the importance of cooperation between European and US planetary scientists in general."   Read more ›

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Sean Marshall, a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy

Planet Walk

Planet Walk

Sagan Planet Walk

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

Second Year Grad Students...

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Mike Jones, a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy

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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 ...