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Yale shatters the cosmic distance record once again

Thu, 03/03/2016
Yale astronomers have found the farthest known galaxy in the universe — again. Less than a year after aiding in the measurement of a galaxy 13.1 billion light years into the...

Boyajian named one of "Connecticut Magazine's" 40 under 40 for 2016

Wed, 02/24/2016
Associate Research Scientist Tabetha Boyajian has been elected as one of Connecticut Magazine’s 40 under 40 for 2016.

HITS-Yale Program in Astrophysics initiative announces first Tschira Fellows

Thu, 02/18/2016
The HITS-Yale Program in Astrophysics (HYPA) is a new initiative, sponsored by the Klaus Tschira Foundation to foster collaboration between astronomers at the Heidelberg...

Yale has a front-row seat for a new, international space mission: ASTRO-H

Thu, 02/04/2016
A new science satellite, the ASTRO-H X-ray Observatory, will blast into the cosmos this month with a full payload of Yale University expertise. The project, led by the Japan...
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Yale Astronomy Department launches Yale Summer Program in Astrophysics

Wed, 11/25/2015
The Yale Astronomy Department is pleased to announce the first annual Yale Summer Program in Astrophysics (YSPA), to be held at Yale’s Leitner Family Observatory and...
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Basu elected Fellow of AAAS

Mon, 11/23/2015
Professor Sarbani Basu has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to recognize her work in the field of Astronomy. According...
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We’ve got the beat: Astronomers measure the pulse of a distant galaxy

Mon, 11/16/2015
For the first time, astronomers at Yale and Harvard have measured the effect that pulsating, older red stars have on the light of their surrounding galaxy. The findings are...