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April 1, 2017
Yale astronomers have discovered a “lost” planet that is nearly the size of Neptune and tucked away in a solar system 3,000 light years from Earth. The new planet, Kepler-150...
March 3, 2017
ScienceDaily has an exciting article about an advance made by a team of astronomers led by Yale professor Priyamvada Natarajan:  “One of the highest-resolution maps of dark...
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February 3, 2017
ScienceLine recently published an article recognizing Yale Astronomy Professor Debra Fischer. The article states: “Listening to Fischer lecturing undergraduates in an...
January 27, 2017
Song-Hu Wang, a Postdoctoral Associate in the Astronomy Department, has been awarded the inaugural 51 Pegasi b Fellowship by the Heising-Simons Foundation. He will join a...
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November 21, 2016
Professors Pieter van Dokkum and Nikhil Padmanabhan have been listed among the Highly Cited Researchers in 2016 by Intellectual Property (IP) and Science business of Thomson...
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October 17, 2016
On Oct. 7, the Gruber Foundation and the Departments of Astronomy and Physics hosted the 2016 Gruber Cosmology Conference at the Yale School of Management. The one-day...

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