August 18, 2020
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.
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.
July 17, 2020
July 1, 2020
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.
June 11, 2020
May 20, 2020
Nora’s dissertation research is on the discovery and modeling of Milky Way stellar streams, supervised by Alex Drlica-Wagner.
May 17, 2020
Congratulations to Phil Mansfield on receiving a 2020 Sugarman Award!
May 7, 2020
Congratulations to Maya Fishbach for successfully defending her Ph.D. dissertation on "Astrophysics and Cosmology with Gravitational Waves" (PhD Advisor: Daniel E. Holz).
April 24, 2020
April 24, 2020
March 10, 2020
March 4, 2020
"Finding young planets is challenging. We really need to understand the behavior of the parent star to be able to find the shallow signals of these planets which can be overwhelmed by starspots and flares," says Adina Feinstein, a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow at the University of Chicago and co-author of the study.
January 9, 2020
NASA’s TESS spacecraft discovers its first habitable planet, first world with two stars