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picture of 52 Hillhouse
August 21, 2015
The Astronomy Department is moving to three mansions on Hillhouse Avenue that had been formerly occupied by the Yale School of Management.  The business office and physical...
Image of Hydra Galaxy Cluster
August 6, 2015
A Yale University astronomer has helped untangle the cosmic knots of stars at the center of giant, elliptical galaxies.   Two studies, one led by Yale’s Grant Tremblay on...
Picture of Galaxy
July 27, 2015
Yale astronomer Jeffrey Kenney has developed an unprecedented, clear snapshot of how powerful cosmic winds can blow through galaxies, sweeping out interstellar material and...
black hole picture
July 9, 2015
An international team of astronomers, including the research group of C. Megan Urry at Yale, have spotted a super-sized black hole in the early universe that grew much faster...
dragonfly picture
July 6, 2015
As an astronomer, Pieter van Dokkum explores celestial marvels and mysteries, but one of the most wondrous sights he’s ever witnessed is much more earthly: the metamorphosis...
galaxy collision illustration
June 18, 2015
C. Megan Urry’s research team has solved the mystery of the origin of quasars.  Using infrared imaging from the Hubble Space Telescope, they confirmed that quasars are...
photo of C. Bailyn
June 10, 2015
Professor Charles Bailyn was interviewed by Physics Today about his new textbook, What Does a Black Hole Look Like?  The full interview can be found at the below URL.

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