May 2015 News

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May 19, 2015
The Yale Astronomy Department has renewed its agreement with the University of Chile (Calan) for a comprehensive program of research collaboration for another three years,...
May 15, 2015
Pieter van Dokkum has discovered the most diffuse class of galaxies known in the universe, along with his team of international researchers.  These “fluffiest galaxies” are...
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May 6, 2015
Yale Postdoc Pascal Oesch led an international team of astronomers in discovering the most distant galaxy currently measured.  The discovery has pushed back the cosmic...