Department of Astronomy Center for Radiophysics & Space Research

Spotlight on Astronomy
New Molecule Found in Space Connotes Life Origins

New Molecule Found in...

Sep 26 - Astronomers have discovered an unusual carbon-based molecule contained within a giant gas cloud in interstellar space.   Read more ›

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

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

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

Jason Hofgartner, a graduate student in planetary science

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Dan Tamayo, a graduate student in planetary science

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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 ...