- Observatory Open House
- "A Planetary Driver of Atmospheric, Environmental, and Biological change through the Precambrian"
- Rukmani Vijayaraghavan - Thesis Defense: Simulating the Dynamical Evolution of Galaxies and Their Gas in Group and Cluster Environments
Star of the Week
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.” ...