Department of Astronomy Center for Radiophysics & Space Research

Spotlight on Astronomy
Opportunity Rover Sets Off-World Driving Record

Opportunity Rover Sets...

Aug 1 - NASA's Opportunity Mars rover now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after accruing 25 miles (40 kilometers) of driving.    Read more ›

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Jason Hofgartner, a graduate student in planetary science

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Laura Spitler, a recent PhD in radio instrumentation and astronomy

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Joyce Byun, a graduate student in cosmology

Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies

Denise Schmitz (REU summer '12), Luke Leisman (2nd year), Manolis Papastergis (6th year), Greg Hallenbeck (5th year), Mike Jones (2nd year), Betsey Adams (6th year).

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Carl Ferkinhoff, a graduate student in sub-mm instrumentation and astronomy

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Fact of the Day

Fact #6: Billions and Billions.....

The Sun is just one of over 100 billion stars in our galaxy, the Milky Way, and the Milky Way is just one of over 100 billion galaxies in...