Department of Astronomy Center for Radiophysics & Space Research

Spotlight on Astronomy
Scientists study 'peanut-shaped' asteroid near Earth

Scientists study...

Aug 4 - A mile-long asteroid that raced past Earth July 25 at about 45,000 miles per hour was imaged by radar telescopes so that astronomers like Cornell’s Sean Marshall could discern its precise orbit and physical...   Read more ›

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).

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.

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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.