Department of Astronomy Center for Radiophysics & Space Research

Spotlight on Astronomy
Wobbling of a Saturn moon hints at what lies beneath

Wobbling of a Saturn moon...

Oct 27 - Radwan Tajeddine has inferred that this small moon’s icy surface cloaks either a rugby ball-shaped rocky core or a sloshing sub-surface ocean.   Read more ›

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).

Research Highlight

Research Highlight

Graduate Student, Jason Hofgartner, talks about his recent paper: "Does ice float in Titan's lakes and seas?" by Jason Hofgartner and Jonathan Lunine.

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Matt Hankins, a graduate student in planetary science

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Fact of the Day

Fact #3: Traveling Time

Traveling at the speed of light it would still take you over 4 years to reach the Sun’s nearest neighbour star.