September 15, 2021
Congratulations to Gregory Gilbert for successfully defending his Ph.D. dissertation on "Toward an Accurate Census of Exoplanets and Exoplanetary Systems" (PhD Advisor: Daniel Fabrycky)
September 15, 2021
Congratulations to Andrew Neil for successfully defending his Ph.D. dissertation on "Constraining Exoplanet Composition Demographics with Large-scale Surveys" (PhD Advisor: Leslie Rogers).
August 3, 2021
Expert on ancient scientists remembered for mathematical rigor, intellectual imagination.
Prof. Emeritus Noel M. Swerdlow, a distinguished historian of science and the world’s foremost expert on Ptolemy and Copernicus, died July 24. He was 79.
“Event Horizon Telescope takes pioneering image of massive jet spewing from black hole”, UChicago News
July 26, 2021
UChicago-led South Pole Telescope helps pinpoint location of supermassive black hole in galaxy Centaurus A
June 17, 2021
Students’ final year of undergraduate study is filled with opportunities to make fond memories while preparing for life after their time at the College.
June 3, 2021
Cosmologist discusses what happened after the Big Bang, ‘breaking’ the Standard Model of Physics
June 1, 2021
The Dark Energy Survey mapped an eighth of the night sky from a mountaintop in Chile.
May 27, 2021
Congratulation to the winners of the Department of Energy Early Career Awards: Chihway Chang, Brian Nord, and Lindsey Bleem.
May 26, 2021
Prof. Daniel Fabrycky received a Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentorship
“A UChicago astronomer’s decades-long quest to map millions of stars”, by Natalie Lund, UChicago News
May 22, 2021
Sloan Digital Sky Survey founder Richard Kron leaves legacy of scientific discovery and education
May 4, 2021
Gourav Khullar, graduate student, has been awarded a Physical Sciences Teaching Prize for 2020-2021.
April 26, 2021
Angela Olinto has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and to to the National Academy of Sciences.
April 14, 2021
A safe space for EDI in A&A: Back in 2017, a group of graduate students and postdocs from the Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics and the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics created IDEA, or Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Astronomy.
April 6, 2021
Jazmine Jefferson is a second year PhD student in the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics.
Associate Professor Daniel Fabrycky won the Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentoring
March 22, 2021
Dan Fabrycky has been selected as a winner of the Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentoring. Dan will receive the prize and recognition during Convocation Weekend.