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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...
Image of Protostar CARMA-7
November 4, 2015
A Yale-led study has found a cluster of young stars that develop in distinct, episodic spurts. It is the first time astronomers have seen such a growth pattern within a star...
October 22, 2015
An international research team led by Yale University postdoctoral researcher Hakim Atek recently discovered more than 250 distant galaxies, including some of the faintest,...
October 20, 2015
Dr. Michael Faison, the Director of Yale’s Leitner Family Observatory and Planetarium spoke to CT STYLE about Yale’s White House Astronomy Night star watch party...
October 20, 2015
Yale Postdoctoral Associate Tabetha Boyajian has found an explanation for a very unusual star found by Planet Hunters, a team of citizen-scientists founded in 2010 to analyze...

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