Department of Astronomy Center for Radiophysics & Space Research

Spotlight on Astronomy
Eclipse Precautions

Eclipse...

Aug 17 - TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE: Monday, August 21, 2017.  This will be the first total solar eclipse visible in the continental U.S. in 38 years.   Read more ›

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Sean Marshall, a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Paul Corlies, a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Riccardo Pavesi, a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy

Planet Walk

Planet Walk

Sagan Planet Walk

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.