Yale Astronomy Winter 2022 Newsletter

In the News

Pieter van Dokkum honored for developing novel telescope
Fri, 01/13/2023
Yale astronomer Pieter van Dokkum has received the 2023 Jackson-Gwilt Medal from the UK-based Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) for his development of the Dragonfly Telephoto...
Emma Louden selected to be part of the first cohort of Quad Fellows
Mon, 12/12/2022
National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan Congratulates Inaugural Quad Fellows, including Yale Astronomy Graduate Student, Emma Louden. At the second in-person Quad...
Yale device delivers data from ‘Hell Planet,’ leads astronomers to its orbit
Fri, 12/09/2022
A Yale-designed and developed instrument has given astronomers a better idea of how 55 Cnc e — also known as the “hell planet” — got where it is today...
What hurricanes and space storms have in common
Wed, 10/26/2022
Those massive, swirling radar images shown on TV during hurricane season may have an unexpected analog in the deepest reaches of the cosmos — extrasolar storms of dust...

Academic Calendars 2022-23

Public Outreach

Tuesday-night planetarium shows and outdoor telescope observing sessions  begin at 6PM with a brand new show titled “Oasis in Space”.

Reservations required.

Please check the LFOP twitter feed for the most up-to-date information.

In the meantime, please visit our YouTube page to view past episides of our virtual planetarium shows via the link below.

Click here to check out past episodes.

Climate and Diversity

The Astronomy Department stands in support of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), who continue to suffer from long-standing systemic racism. Recent incidents of police brutality against BIPOC are symptomatic of systemic racism that cannot be tolerated.

Read more… Yale Astronomy Climate and Diversity Statement

Hoffleit Scholarship

Spend the Summer at Yale University working as a Researcher in Astronomy.
Apply by February 15, 2023

Astronomy at Yale

Contact Information

Yale Department of Astronomy

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P.O. Box 208101
New Haven, CT 06520-8101 USA

Getting to & around Yale & New Haven

Phone:  (203) 432-3000
Fax:  (203) 432-5048

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