May 2018 News

2018 Winners of Prestigious Hoffleit Research Fellowship Announced

Tue, 05/29/2018
After a rigorous application process, the Yale Department of Astronomy is pleased to announce that the Dorrit Hoffleit Undergraduate Research Scholarship has been awarded to...
CARMA-NRO Orion Survey

A new map for a birthplace of stars

Wed, 05/16/2018
A Yale-led research group has created the most detailed maps yet of a vast seedbed of stars similar to Earth’s Sun. The maps provide unprecedented detail of the structure of...

Priyamvada Natarajan receives the Gustav Ranis International Book Prize

Tue, 05/15/2018
Priyamvada Natarajan, professor of astronomy and physics, received the Gustav Ranis International Book Prize for best book for “Mapping the Heavens: The Radical Scientific...