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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 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...
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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