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Illustration of the explosion of Eta Carinae

Most powerful star in our part of the galaxy emerges from two centuries of disruption

June 7, 2021
Professor Emerita Roberta Humphreys of the School of Physics and Astronomy was a part of the team that made this discovery.
Claudia Scarlata Headshot

Dr. Claudia Scarlata promoted to the rank of Professor

May 17, 2021
She was promoted from the position of Associate Professor at the School of Physics and Astronomy.
Lindsay Glesener Headshot

Dr. Lindsay Glesener promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with Tenure

May 17, 2021
She was promoted from the position of Assistant Professor at the School of Physics and Astronomy.

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Photo credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA, A. Leroy, K.S. Long