News

2020

James Truran awarded 2021 Hans Bethe Prize

October 8, 2020


The Nobel Prize in Physics 2020 awarded to our 2013 Brinson Lecturer Andrea Ghez

October 6, 2020

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Welcoming the largest class of graduate students in PSD history

September 29, 2020


New analysis of black hole reveals a wobbling shadow

September 24, 2020


Robert Rosner elected to presidency of the American Physical Society

September 23, 2020


UChicago to partner with Berkeley Lab to build next-gen cosmic microwave background experiment

September 9, 2020


PSD Spotlight: Brent Barker, Teaching Support Manager

August 24, 2020


Meet Astronomy & Astrophysics recent graduate, Maya Fishbach

August 18, 2020


Congratulations to Dr. Sam Passaglia

July 24, 2020

Congratulations to Sam Passaglia for successfully defending his Ph.D. dissertation on "The Black Hole Window on Cosmic Inflation". Sam has accepted a postdoctoral position at the Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe.


Congratulations to Dr. Philip Mansfield

July 22, 2020

Congratulations to Philip Mansfield for successfully defending his Ph.D. dissertation on "Why Do Dark Matter Halos Die Together? An Intergalactic Murder Mystery". Philip has received a position of a KIPAC fellow at Stanford University.


Mystery over Universe’s expansion deepens with fresh data

July 17, 2020


UChicago scientists reflect on need to address racism, inequality

July 17, 2020


New view of nature’s oldest light adds fresh twist to debate over universe’s age

July 17, 2020


NASA’s TESS, Spitzer missions discover a world orbiting a unique young star near us

July 1, 2020


Jared Siegel has been awarded a Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award

June 15, 2020

Jared Siegel has been awarded a Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award medal for his poster on supernova remnant W49B at the recently concluded 236th AAS meeting.