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‘We are all connected’: Building bridges to careers in astrophysics
Fri, 06/21/2024
An award-winning nonprofit co-founded by a Yale astronomer creates opportunities in astrophysics for students from Central America and the Caribbean. When he’s not...
Yale Astrophysics Major AJ LaConte Wins Free Tuition from Cards Against Humanity
Fri, 05/03/2024
CHICAGO (April 25, 2024) — Best-selling party game Cards Against Humanity announced today that it awarded its ninth full-tuition scholarship to undergraduate...
Time’s ‘100 Most Influential’ list features a pair of Yale professors
Wed, 04/17/2024
Akiko Iwasaki and Priyamvada Natarajan are part of 2024’s Time 100, a list that includes leaders of government, the arts, athletics, science, and industry. Two Yale...
Astronomers find a tiny star system with a tantalizing story to tell
Fri, 04/05/2024
Astronomers find a tiny star system with a tantalizing story to tell If confirmed as a galaxy, the system would be the faintest galaxy ever discovered — and may...

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Shows have now been added for the fall, starting August 22!

The current planetarium show is “Solar Superstorms”. Advanced ticket is required, and the suggested donation is $10 per adult 14 and over. Click here to reserve your seat.

Please note: If you arrive more than 5 minutes after the show starts, you may lose your spot.

Please check the The Leitner Family Observatory and Planetarium website 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.

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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

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