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Spotlight on Astronomy
Alex Hayes to receive Zeldovich Medal

Alex Hayes to receive...

May 26 - Hayes will be presented with the award at the inaugural ceremony of the 41st COSPAR Scientific Assembly on August 1 in Istanbul, Turkey.   Read more ›

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Sean Marshall, a graduate student in the Department of 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.

Planet Walk

Planet Walk

Sagan Planet Walk

Tyler Pauly

Tyler Pauly

Tyler Pauly, a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Mike Jones, a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy

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Fact of the Day

Fact #11: Hot Enough to Fry an Egg

Venus, not Mercury, has the hottest surface temperature for a planet due to the Greenhouse Effect.