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April 21, 2016
Adele Plunkett, PhD ‘15, is the 2015 recipient of the the Robert L. Brown Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award given by the The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO...
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April 14, 2016
“Something massive, with roughly 1,000 times the area of Earth, is blocking the light coming from a distant star known as KIC 8462852, and nobody is quite sure what it is. As...
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April 11, 2016
An international team of astronomers, including Yale Astronomy Professor Sarbani Basu, has found a new category of planets beyond our solar system whose atmosphere has been...
March 29, 2016
Fangzhou (Arthur) Jiang, GRD ‘16 has been awarded the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad.   Since 2003, the Chinese Government Award for...
March 28, 2016
Astronomy at Yale, a new, 23-minute film about the faculty, students, and researchers involved in Yale astronomy — as well as their discoveries — is available for viewing on...
March 24, 2016
Yale graduate student Darryl Seligman, ’21 was recently featured in a Yale News article about his work for Open Labs, “a fellowship of graduate and professional students...
March 3, 2016
Yale astronomers have found the farthest known galaxy in the universe — again. Less than a year after aiding in the measurement of a galaxy 13.1 billion light years into the...

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