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July 6, 2017
Sarah Millholland, GRD ‘22 and astronomy professor Greg Laughlin  have identified 60 potential new “hot Jupiters” — highly irradiated worlds that glow like coals on a...
June 12, 2017
The EXtreme PREcision Spectrograph (EXPRES), designed and built at Yale, will be the first spectrograph with the precision to detect analogs of our Earth around nearby stars...
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June 12, 2017
A current Yale postdoctoral associate and a Yale College alumna have each been awarded the inaugural 2016 International Astronomical Union (IAU) PhD Prize for the following...
Left: Lena Komarova, Right: Jack Neustadt
June 5, 2017
2017 Dorrit Hoffleit Undergraduate Research Scholarship Winners After a rigorous application process, the Yale Department of Astronomy is pleased to announce that the Dorrit...
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May 31, 2017
Angelo Ricarte, GRD ‘19, has been awarded the 2017 NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) in Astrophysics Research for his PhD thesis The Assembly of Ultra-Massive...
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May 31, 2017
Fabio Pacucci, Yale postdoctoral associate, has been awarded the Livio Gratton prize for the best PhD thesis in astronomy from an Italian institution for his dissertation The...
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May 22, 2017
The Yale Astronomy Department has awarded the George Beckwith prize this year to Lauren Chambers, ‘17 B.S. and Kristo Ment ‘17 B.S. The George Beckwith Prize was established...

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