Department of Astronomy Center for Radiophysics & Space Research

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

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Sean Marshall, a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy

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

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

Planet Walk

Planet Walk

Sagan Planet Walk

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Featured Event
New information encoded in CMB photons

Feb. 22

Nicholas Battaglia (Princeton)

Fact of the Day

Fact #5: Cosmic Popcorn Anyone?

The Cosmic Microwave Background that we detect today started traveling towards us over 13 billion years ago.