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September 21, 2023
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September 28, 2023
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September 30, 2023
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Recent News

September 11, 2023

Faculty, staff and students in the Departments of Astronomy and Physics will play a large part in NASA’s next large astrophysics mission, the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope (Roman), expected to…

August 3, 2023
Study uses new code to test next-gen telescope abilities

As the next generation of giant, high-powered observatories begin to come online, a new study suggests that their instruments…

July 20, 2023
Magnetic activity plays a key role in exoplanet habitability

Astronomers have found evidence that some stars boast unexpectedly strong surface magnetic fields, a discovery that…

July 20, 2023

Astronomy graduate student Elvira Cruz-Cruz wins a FINESST research grant for her proposal and work with Professor Chris Kochanek. Congratulations to Elvira for her outstanding scientific work.…

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Paul Martini
Professor of Astronomy and Physics (Courtesy)
Harrison Blake
UMAAC Member / Undergraduate
Mark Derwent
Senior Research Associate - Engineer, Engineering Group Lead