Department of Astronomy Center for Radiophysics & Space Research

Spotlight on Astronomy
'Hot Jupiters' provoke their own host suns to wobble

'Hot Jupiters' provoke...

Sep 11 - These large, gaseous exoplanets (planets outside our solar system) can make their suns wobble after they wend their way through their own solar systems to snuggle up against their suns, according to new Cornell research...   Read more ›

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Jason Hofgartner, a graduate student in planetary science

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Dan Tamayo, a graduate student in planetary science

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Laura Spitler, a recent PhD in radio instrumentation and astronomy

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Joyce Byun, a graduate student in cosmology

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Carl Ferkinhoff, a graduate student in sub-mm instrumentation and astronomy

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Fact of the Day

Fact #1: Saturn's Rings

Saturn's rings are arguably the flattest structure known to man, being some 300,000 km end-to-end but with a vertical thickness of about ...