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Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson was the most recent guest in the Sacerdote Great Names Series.
Three Renowned Scientists Present on Campus

In the weeks following spring break, there is usually an abundance of speakers on campus. This year was no exception with almost 100 speakers presenting in the last 30 days on myriad topics. Three well-known scientists were among them: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Robert Ballard and Michael Mann.  More ...

Anthony Aveni
Viewing the Heavens Through Ancient Eyes

Although they are sometimes hard to see through the smog and light pollution, the stars illuminate the night sky as they have for millions of years. While many of us enjoy driving out on country roads to admire the star-studded landscape of the night, few can look into the heavens and see thousands of years of human history like Anthony Aveni can.  More ...

Natalia Connolly
Connolly Discusses Infrared Galaxies at ASNY Meeting

Assistant Professor of Physics Natalia Connolly gave an invited talk at the fall meeting of the Astronomical Society of New York (ASNY) on Oct. 23, at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.  More ...

Natalia Connolly
Connolly Granted NSF Super-Computing Teragrid Access
Assistant Professor of Physics Natalia Connolly has been awarded computing time on the TeraGrid, an open scientific super-computing infrastructure funded by the National Science Foundation. This award is for her work with ultra-high luminous infra-red galaxies (ULIRGs) and will allow her to continue her research begun last summer with Will Eagan '11 and University of Pennsylvania Postdoctoral Researcher Brian Connolly. More ...
Natalia Connelly
Connelly Publishes in Astrophysical Journal
Assistant Professor of Physics Natalia Connelly published an article in the Astrophysical Journal titled "An Evolutionary Paradigm for Dusty Active Galaxies at Low Redshift." With co-authors from the University of Pennsylvania, Cornell and Caltech, Connelly considered a number of mid-infrared spectra of active galaxies obtained with the Spitzer Space Telescope. More ...
Will Eagan '11
Will Eagan '11 Combines Math and Astronomy in Summer Research

It was love at first sight. At four years old, Will Eagan '11 became entranced by the computer game Math Blaster, which revolved around a mathematical adventure in outer space. For Eagan, math and astronomy are two subjects that continue to captivate him 16 years later.  More ...

Tim Minella '09
Tim Minella '09 Receives American Astronomical Society Student Award
Tim Minella '09, a double major in government and physics, has been honored with the Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award by the American Astronomical Society (AAS). These awards are given to recognize exemplary research by undergraduate and graduate students who present at one of the poster sessions at the meetings of the American Astronomical Society. Minella presented results of his research at the 213th meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Long Beach, Calif., in January. The awardees receive a Chambliss medal and a certificate. More ...