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NGC 7822 in Cepheus

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  • BETA CRT (Beta Crateris)

    Among the dimmest of constellations, ancient Crater (the Cup) balances on the back of Hydra (the Water Serpent) to the west of Corvus (the Crow), which does the same, the three once considered a sort of "triplet." Beta Crt is actually number four. ... Full Details

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  • Erin Cox Wins Service Award

    Erin Cox was honored during Graduate Student Appreciation Week for assisting the Educational Equity Programs Office with their Initiatives to Promote Equity, Access, and Inclusion by serving as a volunteer during the past year. Congratulations, Erin! ...

  • Celebrating Einstein's Relativity with Colliding Black Holes

    Nature magazine highlights the Kavli Special Plenary Talk by Prof. Stuart Shapiro at the April APS meeting, celebrating the centennial anniversary of Einstein's theory of general relativity. Shapiro's team simulated the collision of two supermassive black holes to accurately predict the radiation t ... Full Details

  • Taylor Tobin is Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellow

    Taylor Tobin has been awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based Master's and doctoral ... Full Details

  • Prof. Joaquin Vieira named Center for Advanced Study Fellow

    Assistant Professor Joaquin Vieira has been named a Center for Advanced Study Fellow and Beckman Fellow for the 2015-16 academic year. Prof. Vieira will spend time pursuing his research project “Observing the Birth of the Universe: Building and Deploying a New Camera for the South Pole Telescope.” ... Full Details

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