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Friday, Aug 16, 2019
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee recently released news highlighting the work of the Department of Astrophysical Sciences’ Evan Schneider, NASA Hubble Fellow & Lyman Spitzer, Jr. Postdoctoral Fellow.

Thursday, Aug 1, 2019
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

Astrophysicists and science enthusiasts in the community are coming together to share the wonders of our universe at Astronomy on Tap: Trenton, a free public outreach program. The initiative is organized by the Department of Astrophysical Sciences in collaboration with Trenton Social, a local bar and restaurant.

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

On June 30, the groundbreaking ceremony was held to mark the official start of construction of the Simons Observatory in the high Atacama Desert of Chile. Princeton will be a primary partner in the consortium building and using the observatory to peer deep into the past history of the Universe.

Friday, Jul 19, 2019
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

The use of Wide Field Camera 3 images taken from the Hubble Space Telescope, has enabled a Princeton-led team of astrophysicists to look back 2.5 billion light-years in time to find a pair of enormous black holes set to collide with one another.

Thursday, Jul 11, 2019
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

The collective research results of an international team of astrophysicists studying the Hubble constant is featured in the July issue of the journal Nature Astronomy.

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

James Gunn, Emeritus Eugene Higgins Professor of Astrophysical Sciences, has been recognized by the Inamori Foundation with the Kyoto Prize for his “Oustanding Contributions to...

Friday, May 31, 2019
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

The Department of Astrophysical Sciences’ Madelyn Broome, an undergraduate in the Class of 2019, is this year’s recipient of The Gregory T.

Friday, May 31, 2019
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

A team of graduate students and researchers from the Department of Astrophysical Sciences and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering recently collaborated in an award-winning dance performed at Princeton Research Day, (2019).

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

A recent article and video produced by Princeton University Advancement tells the inspiring story of Tyler Eddy, a sophomore and recently declared astrophysics major in the Department of Astrophysical Sciences. Mr.

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019
by Department of Astrophysical Sciences

Goni Halevi and Scott Carlsten, graduate students in the Department of Astrophysical Sciences, have been awarded Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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