Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics About us Research Give Welcome to our new and improved website! MIfA News Zooniverse Experiences Quarantine Surge May 26, 2020 School of Physics and Astronomy Professor Lucy Fortson says that all the increased activity on Zooniverse research problems means that they are getting completed more quickly than expected. Cattell named CSE Distinguished Professor May 8, 2020 Cynthia Cattell has been named as a College of Science and Engineering (CSE) Distinguished Professor. Fortson to receive Taylor Award April 28, 2020 Professor Lucy Fortson of the Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics will receive a 2020 George W. Taylor Award from the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota. More news from MIfA 17 Graduate Students 52 Undergraduates 28 Faculty Members Upcoming Events Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we currently have no scheduled events—please monitor our UitP page for updates.