Yale Astronomer Finds a ‘Lost’ Planet

Sat, 04/01/2017
Yale astronomers have discovered a “lost” planet that is nearly the size of Neptune and tucked away in a solar system 3,000 light years from Earth. The new planet, Kepler-150...
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Dark Matter Mapped

Fri, 03/03/2017
ScienceDaily has an exciting article about an advance made by a team of astronomers led by Yale professor Priyamvada Natarajan:  “One of the highest-resolution maps of dark...

Debra Fischer recognized for breaking limits in science and life

Fri, 02/03/2017
ScienceLine recently published an article recognizing Yale Astronomy Professor Debra Fischer. The article states: “Listening to Fischer lecturing undergraduates in an...

Songhu Wang awarded inaugural 51 Pegasi b Fellowship

Wed, 01/25/2017
Yale Astronomy postdoctoral associate Songhu Wang has been awarded the inaugural 51 Pegasi b Fellowship by the Heising-Simons Foundation. He will join a group of three other...
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van Dokkum and Padmanabhan are Highly Cited Researchers for 2016

Mon, 11/21/2016
Professors Pieter van Dokkum and Nikhil Padmanabhan have been listed among the Highly Cited Researchers in 2016 by Intellectual Property (IP) and Science business of Thomson...
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2016 Gruber Cosmology Conference honored gravitational waves team

Mon, 10/17/2016
On Oct. 7, the Gruber Foundation and the Departments of Astronomy and Physics hosted the 2016 Gruber Cosmology Conference at the Yale School of Management. The one-day...