Department of Astronomy Center for Radiophysics & Space Research

Spotlight on Astronomy
'Hot Jupiters' provoke their own host suns to wobble

'Hot Jupiters' provoke...

Sep 11 - These large, gaseous exoplanets (planets outside our solar system) can make their suns wobble after they wend their way through their own solar systems to snuggle up against their suns, according to new Cornell research...   Read more ›

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

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

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Laura Spitler, a recent PhD in radio instrumentation and astronomy

Planet Walk

Planet Walk

Sagan Planet Walk

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Dan Tamayo, a graduate student in planetary science

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).

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Featured Event
Astrophysics Lunch

Sep. 17

Eva-Maria Mueller and Ira Wasserman

Fact of the Day

Fact #12: Don't Get Dizzy

Some pulsars rotate several hundred times per second.