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Astronomers take a deeper, detailed look at a distant galaxy ‘megacluster’

Wed, 02/15/2023
Say cheese, Pandora. An international team of astronomers, including researchers from Yale, has unveiled the latest deep field image from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (...

Leitner observatory re-opens planetarium theater

Mon, 02/06/2023
Yale’s Leitner Family Observatory and Planetarium recently resumed a full schedule of planetarium shows. Stargazing on Science Hill is back at full strength. Yale’s Leitner...

These animated universes are filled with astrophysics

Tue, 01/31/2023
Astronomy Professor, Marla Geha, recently sent her “ASTR 160” students back to the drawing board for some universal truths. While aimed at non-science majors, the lecture...

Seven Yale faculty members named AAAS fellows

Tue, 01/31/2023
The American Association for the Advancement of Science has elected seven Yale faculty members as part of its latest class of fellows. One of the fellows is Priyamvada...

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 Leaders’...

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.   A piece of Yale-...