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04.01.2014 | Congratulations Jeremy Bradford on being awarded the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!
2014 NSF GRFP Competition Results Announced!
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03.24.2014 | Hoffleit Undergraduate Research Scholars
The Astronomy department at Yale is pleased to announce the inaugural Hoffleit Undergraduate Research Scholars have been announced.
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03.09.2014 | ALMA study by Yale astronomer Hector Arce is featured in CBS show “60 minutes” report on ALMA.
The prestigious news program “60 Minutes” aired a segment on the Atacama Large Millimeter/sub-millimeter Array (ALMA). Data obtained by Yale astronomy professor Héctor Arce using this powerful new telescope was prominently featured in this report.
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02.14.2014 | Emily Sandford is Awarded the American Astronomical Society Chambliss Student Poster Award
Emily's poster, entitled "Machine Learning Identification of Dwarf Galaxy Satellites around Milky Way Analogs," describes her work as a STARS II fellow in the lab of Professor Marla Geha in the Yale Department of Astronomy.
01.08.2014 | Alive and well inside dwarf galaxies: massive black holes
Yale astronomer Marla Geha and collaborators have identified more than 100 dwarf galaxies that show signs of hosting massive black holes, a discovery that challenges the idea that they exist only in much bigger galaxies.
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01.07.2014 | Tiny (but ultra bright) quartet of ancient galaxies takes astronomers by surprise
“We were surprised and delighted to find them,” said Pascal Oesch, a postdoctoral fellow at Yale and first author of the related research paper. “This means that galaxies were growing faster in the early universe than we had previously thought.”
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Image Credits: (header) European Space Agency & NASA

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2014

04.01.2014 | Congratulations Jeremy Bradford on being awarded the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!

03.24.2014 | Hoffleit Undergraduate Research Scholars

03.09.2014 | ALMA study by Yale astronomer Hector Arce is featured in CBS show “60 minutes” report on ALMA.

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2013

12.03.2013 | Megan Urry is one of five Yale scholars named as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

11.14.2013 | Hubble Reveals First Pictures of Milky Way's Formative Years

10.23.2013 | Astrophysics advance explanation for star formation

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2012

11.28.2012 | Astrometry for Astrophysics: Methods, Models, and Applications by William F. van Altena , Yale Professor Emeritus

11.16.2012 | Google Uses Yale's Bright Star Catalog for its 100,000 Stars Project

11.09.2012 | Frontiers in Star Formation conference held at Yale

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2011

12.01.2011 | Yale discovery of ‘young’ supermassive black holes challenges current theory

10.27.2011 | Profs scour Hawaiian sky

09.23.2011 | 6 planets announced by the Yale Exoplanet Group

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2010

12.20.2010 | Priyamvada Natarajan Elected A Fellow of the American Physical Society

12.20.2010 | Named One of the Best NASA Photos of the Year by The New Yorker : Priyamvada Natarajan et al.

12.16.2010 | Citizen Scientists Join Search for Earth-like Planets

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2009

10.21.2009 | Popular Science just named Marla Geha one of its “Brilliant 10"

10.02.2009 | Two Day Workshop Devoted to Yale/WIYN One Degree Image Survey

09.08.2009 | YCAA Postdoctoral Prize Fellowship

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2008

12.12.2008 | New Planetarium at Yale Opens with Weekly Shows and Classes

10.07.2008 | Big Galaxy Collisions Can Stunt Star Formation

09.18.2008 | Astronomers Discover Most Dark Matter-Dominated Galaxy in Universe

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2007

04.09.2007 | E. Dorrit Hoffleit

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