Department of Astronomy Center for Radiophysics & Space Research

Spotlight on Astronomy
 Studying comets provides clues to the early history of our solar system

Studying comets provides...

Apr 12 - “This work illustrates the extraordinary success of the Europan Space Agency’s Rosetta mission, and the importance of cooperation between European and US planetary scientists in general."   Read more ›

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.

Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies

Second Year Grad Students...

Planet Walk

Planet Walk

Sagan Planet Walk

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Sean Marshall, a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Michael Lam, a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy

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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.