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Spotlight on Astronomy
Cornell team creates tool to detect molecules in the cosmos

Cornell team creates tool...

Sep 22 - To find the detailed building blocks of life in the cosmos, a new, third-generation instrument will be placed on NASA’s SOFIA – the airliner-based Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy.   Read more ›

Planet Walk

Planet Walk

Sagan Planet Walk

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

T. K. Daisy Leung, a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Paul Corlies, a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy

Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies

Third Year Grad Students...

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Tyler Pauly is a graduate student working with Dr. Greg Sloan and Dr. Robin Garrod on the chemical evolution of star-forming clouds, young stellar objects (YSOs) and evolved stellar objects.

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Featured Event
The University of Tokyo Atacama Observatory (TAO) Project

Oct. 14

Professor Mamoru Doi, the Director of the Institute of Astronomy at the University of Tokyo is going to... Read more ›

Fact of the Day

Fact #9: Another Horoscope

The constellation Ophiuchus passes through the ecliptic, making it the "13th sign" of the zodiac.