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October 22, 2015
Faint light from hundreds of small, early galaxies may hold the key to our ability to see the rest of the universe. An international research team led by Yale University...
October 15, 2015
A constellation of stargazers soon will stretch from Yale’s Science Hill to the White House lawn. On Monday, Oct. 19, Yale will take part in a national Astronomy Night,...
September 24, 2015
Yale’s Leitner Family Observatory and Planetarium will be keeping an eye on the total lunar eclipse this weekend, and the public is invited. The observatory, located at 355...
September 10, 2015
Yale University physicists are part of two international research efforts at the South Pole — the IceCube Collaboration and DM-Ice — that have announced new observations on...
August 6, 2015
A Yale University astronomer has helped untangle the cosmic knots of stars at the center of giant, elliptical galaxies. Two studies, one led by Yale’s Grant Tremblay and...
July 27, 2015
Astronomers have long known that powerful cosmic winds can sometimes blow through galaxies, sweeping out interstellar material and stopping future star formation. Now they...
July 9, 2015
Astronomers have spotted a super-sized black hole in the early universe that grew much faster than its host galaxy. The discovery runs counter to most observations about...