Department of Astronomy Center for Radiophysics & Space Research

Spotlight on Astronomy
Opportunity Rover Sets Off-World Driving Record

Opportunity Rover Sets...

Aug 1 - NASA's Opportunity Mars rover now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after accruing 25 miles (40 kilometers) of driving.    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).

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.

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Joyce Byun, a graduate student in cosmology

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Laura Spitler, a recent PhD in radio instrumentation and astronomy

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Dan Tamayo, a graduate student in planetary science

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Fact of the Day

Fact #12: Don't Get Dizzy

Some pulsars rotate several hundred times per second.