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Yale astronomers discover seven dwarf galaxies using camera lenses

Thu, 07/10/2014
Yale University astronomers, using a new type of telescope made by stitching together telephoto lenses, recently discovered seven celestial surprises while probing a nearby...

Liang Yu, '14 B.S. awarded Beckwith Prize

Tue, 05/20/2014
The Yale Astronomy Department has awarded the George Beckwith prize this year to Liang Yu, ‘14 B.S. The George Beckwith Prize was established in 1926 by Dr. Glover C....

Diamond planets may be more common than astronomers thought

Mon, 05/12/2014
Carbon-rich planets may be more common than previously thought, according to new research by Yale University astronomers, led by Yale doctoral candidate John Moriarty. Some...

Yale astronomers featured in Yale Scientific Magazine

Sat, 04/12/2014
Yale Professor Debra Fischer and Postdoctoral Associate Ji Wang were featured in a recent Yale Scientific Magazine article highlighting their recent work on exoplanets.  ...
Jeremy Bradford

Jeremy Bradford awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Tue, 04/01/2014
Yale Astronomy congratulates Jeremy Bradford, GRD ‘18, for being awarded the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship.  The NSF’s Graduate...

Yale Astronomy names first Hoffleit Undergraduate Research Scholars

Mon, 03/24/2014
The Yale Astronomy Department has selected Anna O’Grady from the Memorial University of Newfoundland, Virginia Schilling from the University of Boulder at Colorado and...
Hector Arce

Hector Arce featured in CBS show “60 minutes”

Sun, 03/09/2014
One of the three segments that aired Sunday March 9, 2014 on the CBS show “60 Minutes” was about the cutting-edge scientific research that is being (and will be) conducted...