Astronomy News

Astronomy News

  • 12/6/2017
    Prof. Joaquin Vieira, grad students Kedar Phadke and SreeVani Jarugula, and undergrad Sydney Lower are among the astronomers who have made recent discoveries about how galaxies were formed...
  • Astro Grad Daniel George won first place at Super Computing 2017 conference student research competition!
    11/17/2017
    Daniel George won first place in the SC17 ACM Student Research Competition!! This work included new deep learning algorithms, black hole simulations with the Einstein Toolkit, and LIGO gravitational wave data analysis. Congratulations, Daniel!
  • 11/14/2017
    Prof. Joaquin Vieira and graduate student Kedar Phadke will be among the first astronomers to observe with NASA’s $10B James Webb Space Telescope, launching in 2019.
  • 10/20/2017
    It is a great pleasure to proudly announce that our own Prof. Gabrielle Allen was elected a 2017 Fellow of the APS. Being elected an APS Fellow is a major recognition of her professional accomplishment from the leading organization of physicists. She provides international leadership in development of widely-used simulation frameworks for numerical relativity, relativistic astrophysics, and other areas...
  • Astronomy Building Gets Conservation Award
    10/19/2017
    The Astronomy Building recently underwent an overhaul of its HVAC system, which led to a dramatic decrease in our energy use. As a result, Astronomy is being awarded a 2017 Energy Conservation Incentive Program (ECIP) award! Congratulations!