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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.
Running Astronomer image
June 10, 2015
Yale Hubble Fellow Michelle Collins is featured in a 2.5 minute documentary called “The Running Astronomer” as part of the Saucony Seekers campaign, a marketing effort by the...
image of agreement
May 19, 2015
The Yale Astronomy Department has renewed its agreement with the University of Chile (Calan) for a comprehensive program of research collaboration for another three years,...
May 15, 2015
Pieter van Dokkum has discovered the most diffuse class of galaxies known in the universe, along with his team of international researchers.  These “fluffiest galaxies” are...
HST image
May 6, 2015
Yale Postdoc Pascal Oesch led an international team of astronomers in discovering the most distant galaxy currently measured.  The discovery has pushed back the cosmic...

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