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February 21, 2018
With support from the Kavli Foundation, the Vice-Presidents of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) name a special invited lecturer to kick off each semiannual AAS meeting...
February 16, 2018
Yale Astrophysics major Samantha Berek (Class of 2020) has been selected as Brooke Owens Fellow and will be interning at Bryce Space and Technology this summer....
January 31, 2018
  Growing up surrounded by the idyllic landscape of Northern Ireland fostered Christopher Spalding’s curiosity about the natural world and the physical laws that explain it....
January 11, 2018
The American Astronomical Society’s Solar Physics Division has awarded the 2018 George Ellery Hale Prize to Department of Astronomy professor and chair Sarbani Basu. The...
January 9, 2018
NASA has named professor of astronomy and physics Priyamvada Natarajan to its team of U.S. scientists lending expertise on gravitational waves and astrophysics for the...
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December 18, 2017
Yale astronomers have taken a fresh look at the nearby Alpha Centauri star system and found new ways to narrow the search for habitable planets there. According to a study...
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December 13, 2017
Marla Geha has been selected for a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) professorship for her project entitled “The Warrior-Scholar Project: Creating an Army of Veteran...

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