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The Crab Nebula in Blue and White Credit & Copyright: Jay Gallagher (U. Wisc.),
The Crab Nebula in Blue and White Credit & Copyright: Jay Gallagher (U. Wisc.),
Interstellar Dust-Bunnies of NGC 891 Credit: C. Howk & B. Savage (Wisconsin);
Interstellar Dust-Bunnies of NGC 891 Credit: C. Howk & B. Savage (Wisconsin);
Hubble. Credit: R. Williams (STScI), the Hubble Deep Field-South Team, and NASA
Hubble. Credit: R. Williams (STScI), the Hubble Deep Field-South Team, and NASA
Dumbell. Credit & (c): Michael Pierce (Indiana U.) et al., WIYN, AURA, NOAO, NSF
Dumbell. Credit & (c): Michael Pierce (Indiana U.) et al., WIYN, AURA, NOAO, NSF
Abell 39.    (c): George Jacoby (WIYN Obs.) et al., WIYN, AURA, NOAO, NSF
Abell 39. (c): George Jacoby (WIYN Obs.) et al., WIYN, AURA, NOAO, NSF
Bubbling. Credit: Jeffrey Kenney (Yale) et al., WFPC2, HST NASA
Bubbling. Credit: Jeffrey Kenney (Yale) et al., WFPC2, HST NASA

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Nikhil Padmanabhan has been selected as one of the 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows. The fellowship will support his research program in cosmology, currently focused on better understanding the nature of dark energy with large galaxy surveys.The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and...


The Yale Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics (YCAA) was established in July 2001 as a joint venture of the Physics and Astronomy Departments of Yale University. Yale is a partner in the WIYN telescope on Kitt Peak, Arizona, the Keck telescope on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, and the SMARTS telescopes in Chile. Yale faculty are also involved in the NuSTAR x-ray satellite (launched 2012 June) and the Japan Astro-H x-ray satellte.