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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...
February 24, 2016
Associate Research Scientist Tabetha Boyajian has been elected as one of Connecticut Magazine’s 40 under 40 for 2016.
February 18, 2016
The HITS-Yale Program in Astrophysics (HYPA) is a new initiative, sponsored by the Klaus Tschira Foundation to foster collaboration between astronomers at the Heidelberg...
February 4, 2016
A new science satellite, the ASTRO-H X-ray Observatory, will blast into the cosmos this month with a full payload of Yale University expertise. The project, led by the Japan...
YSPA logo
November 25, 2015
The Yale Astronomy Department is pleased to announce the first annual Yale Summer Program in Astrophysics (YSPA), to be held at Yale’s Leitner Family Observatory and...
Photo of Sarbani Basu
November 23, 2015
Professor Sarbani Basu has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to recognize her work in the field of Astronomy. According...
A Hubble image of galaxy M87
November 16, 2015
For the first time, astronomers at Yale and Harvard have measured the effect that pulsating, older red stars have on the light of their surrounding galaxy. The findings are...

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