News

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...
image of Pisces B
August 11, 2016
Researchers have found two, faint dwarf galaxies that traveled from the remote hinterlands of space to the brighter lights of the more “cosmopolitan” Milky Way. Yale...
Picture of Sophia Sanchez-Maes
July 14, 2016
Yale astrophysics undergradauate Sophia Sánchez-Maes ’19 has been awarded the Jefferson Award for Outstanding National or Global Service by a Young American 25 or Under for...
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...

Pages