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Boyajian talks Tabby's Star on TED

Thu, 04/14/2016
“Something massive, with roughly 1,000 times the area of Earth, is blocking the light coming from a distant star known as KIC 8462852, and nobody is quite sure what it is. As...
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Too close for comfort: Stars strip away the atmosphere of nearby super-Earths

Mon, 04/11/2016
An international team of astronomers, including Yale Astronomy Professor Sarbani Basu, has found a new category of planets beyond our solar system whose atmosphere has been...

Fangzhou Jiang, '16 awarded prestigious Chinese government scholarship

Tue, 03/29/2016
Fangzhou (Arthur) Jiang, GRD ‘16 has been awarded the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad.   Since 2003, the Chinese Government Award for...

Your ticket to 'Astronomy at Yale' - the movie

Mon, 03/28/2016
Astronomy at Yale, a new, 23-minute film about the faculty, students, and researchers involved in Yale astronomy — as well as their discoveries — is available for viewing on...

Open Labs members share a love of science with high school students

Thu, 03/24/2016
Yale graduate student Darryl Seligman, ’21 was recently featured in a Yale News article about his work for Open Labs, “a fellowship of graduate and professional students...

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.