Published Date:April 5, 2017
Dom Segura-Cox has won the 2017 Mr. and Mrs. Hsiang-Pai and Wen-Hua Chu Department of Astronomy Excellence
in Research Graduate Student Award. Congratulations, Dom!
April 5, 2017
Published Date:March 30, 2017
Prof. Felipe Menanteau and the Dark Energy Survey team use supercomputers to map the Universe and find its ingredients.
March 30, 2017
Published Date:March 7, 2017
Astronomy on Tap, the popular outreach event sponsored by the Astronomy Department, recently celebrated its one-year anniversary. Read more about it
March 7, 2017
Published Date:February 21, 2017
Joaquin Vieira, an assistant professor of astronomy and of physics at the University of Illinois and a faculty affiliate at the National Center for Computing Applications (NCSA) has been named a Sloan Research Fellow for 2017.
February 21, 2017
Published Date:December 9, 2016
A recently discovered galaxy is forming stars at an extraordinary pace. Astronomers have shown that, compared to the Milky Way, which forms roughly one Sun-sized star per year, stars in the galaxy SPT 0346-32 are forming at a rate of about 4,500 times higher—one of the highest rates seen!
December 9, 2016