Welcome

Welcome

The YCAA has initiated a number of activities to stimulate interactions and collaborations. These include: 

  • The YCAA Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship, established with support from the Provost’s office 
  • A weekly seminar series organized by YCAA postdocs, with guest speakers usually from outside Yale. 
  • Postdoctoral career development, via regular lunches hosted by the YCAA director for all astronomy and astrophysics postdocs
  • Scientific workshops

News

April 11, 2016
Even a super-Earth can fly too close to the sun, according to a new study. An international team of astronomers has found a new category of planets beyond our solar system...
March 28, 2016
Move over, Chewbacca. The Yale Department of Astronomy is ready for its close-up. “Astronomy at Yale,” a new, 23-minute film about the faculty, students, and researchers...
March 24, 2016
As first-year graduate student in astrophysics Darryl Seligman worked through a problem set late one night, he received an email from a high school student. Needing a break,...