Washburn Telescope Gets Refurbished

The glass lenses on the Washburn Observatory telescope have been cleaned and refurbished for the first time since the telescope was commissioned in 1881.

May.14.2012 | Continue Reading »

Student Learning in the Planetarium

Grad student Paul Sell set out to investigate whether student learning improves if they have access to planetarium presentations.

Mar.23.2012 | Continue Reading »

Thiem Hoang Offered Array of Postdoc Fellowships

Graduate student Thiem Hoang has been offered a number of International Postdoctoral Fellowships. He will move to Toronto, Canada on a CITA Fellowship.

Mar.01.2012 | Continue Reading »

Kat Barger Awarded NSF Fellowship

Graduate student Kat Barger has accepted the prestigious National Science Foundation Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowship.

Feb.20.2012 | Continue Reading »

Thank you, Arecibo!

In December, Astronomy 113 students had a rare opportunity to operate the Arecibo radio telescope as part of their hands-on exploration of the Universe.

Jan.10.2012 | Continue Reading »

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