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

Mike Jones, 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.

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Michael Lam, a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy

Tyler Pauly

Tyler Pauly

Tyler Pauly, a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy

/5

Fact of the Day

Fact #7: Polaris' Retirement

Vega will become our new north star in 12000 years.