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Images courtesy of van Dokkum and Padmanabhan
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...
Image of Rainer Weiss
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...
Image of J. Ulf Lange
October 5, 2016
Yale Astronomy graduate student Johannes Ulf Lange, ‘20 has been awarded a prestigious Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) Graduate Fellowship.   The KITP Graduate...
Image of Markarian 1018
September 15, 2016
Yale astronomers Grant Tremblay and Meredith Powell are part of the first research team to document a “changing look” quasar through a full cycle from dim to bright to dim...
Dragonfly galaxy image.
August 25, 2016
Using the world’s most powerful telescopes, an international team of astronomers has found a massive galaxy that consists almost entirely of dark matter. The galaxy,...
Illustration of planet under a microscope
August 24, 2016
A new method for analyzing the chemical composition of stars may help scientists winnow the search for Earth 2.0. Yale University researchers Debra Fischer and John Michael...
Image of Katie Melbourne.
August 14, 2016
Katie Melbourne, ‘19, was awarded the 2016 Horkheimer/Smith Youth Service Award for astronomy outreach from The Astronomical League, one of four youth awards sponsored by the...

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