Trevor Foote, a fourth-year astronomy and space sciences doctoral candidate, was recently awarded a 2022 FINESST Fellowship.Read More
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While Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson and Elon Musk send people into orbit, real-time mapping of the Earth has much broader applications, writes Dean Ray Jayawardhana.Read More
Faculty respond to the release of the first images from the James Webb Space TelescopeRead More
“The Sky Is for Everyone” is a collection of autobiographical essays by “women who broke down barriers and changed the face of modern astronomy.”Read More
A&S faculty will lead many courses on campus and join educational vacations as part of Cornell Adult University.Read More
Sending out an occasional and informative cosmic ping from more than 3.5 billion light years away, these quick-fire surges provide a pathway for scientists to comprehend the perplexing, mysterious and million-degree intergalactic medium.Read More