October 2014 News

Illustration by Michael S. Helfenbein
October 29, 2014
Yale astronomers and the Planet Hunter program have found a low-mass, low-density planet with a punctuality problem.  The new planet, called PH3c, is located 2,300 light...
October 28, 2014
For the first time, scientists have measured the size and structure of a nova’s nuclear blast as it happened — thanks, in part, to a Yale University astronomer’s timely...
October 27, 2014
“In response to student feedback, the department made several changes that will go into effect this year, including changing the name of the Bachelor of Science degree from ‘...
October 9, 2014
Yale exoplanet hunters will take over operation of the Canadian Microvariability Oscillation of STars (MOST) space satellite for the next two months from October 10th to...