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Spotlight on Astronomy
Cornell team creates tool to detect molecules in the cosmos

Cornell team creates tool...

Sep 22 - To find the detailed building blocks of life in the cosmos, a new, third-generation instrument will be placed on NASA’s SOFIA – the airliner-based Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy.   Read more ›

Planet Walk

Planet Walk

Sagan Planet Walk

Research Highlight

Research Highlight

Graduate Student, T. K. Daisy Leung, talks about her recent paper: "A Massive Molecular Gas Reservoir in the z=2.221 Type-2 Quasar Host Galaxy SMMJ0939+8315 lensed by the Radio Galaxy 3C220.3"

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

T. K. Daisy Leung, a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Tyler Pauly is a graduate student working with Dr. Greg Sloan and Dr. Robin Garrod on the chemical evolution of star-forming clouds, young stellar objects (YSOs) and evolved stellar objects.

Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies

Third Year Grad Students...

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Fact of the Day

Fact #8: Cosmic Combat

Antares (think anti-Ares) is known as the rival of Mars because Mars passes by this bright red star, "challenging" the planet as it nears.