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July 6, 2016
In its brief time gathering data this year, the Hitomi X-ray Observatory discovered something quite serene: the calm core in a massive cluster of galaxies. Scientists from...
June 8, 2016
A Yale-led team of astronomers found a supermassive black hole about to devour clouds of cold, clumpy gas hurtling toward it. The discovery offers new insight into the way...
June 2, 2016
A short (3 minute) version of the acclaimed 23-minute film Astronomy at Yale is now available for viewing on Yale’s YouTube channel.   The film shows how Yale...
Left: Saki Kamon, Right: Nora Martin
May 31, 2016
The Yale Department of Astronomy is pleased to announce that the Dorrit Hoffleit Undergraduate Research Scholarship has been awarded to Saki Kamon and Nora Martin. This year...
May 23, 2016
The Yale Astronomy Department has awarded the George Beckwith prize this year to Mariona Badenas, ‘16 B.S. and Kareem el-Badry, ‘16 B.S. The George Beckwith Prize was...
May 23, 2016
Kareem El-Badry, B.S. ‘16, has been awarded the prestigious Exceptional Distinction in the Major for Astrophysics. The Yale College Faculty has approved this special award on...
May 11, 2016
Priyamvada Natarajan, a professor in the Departments of Astronomy and Physics, has been elected chair of the Division of Astrophysics for the American Physical Society (APS...

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