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The Big Picture: Rudnick helps lead effort that reveals the stormy weather in galaxy clusters

November 22, 2021
Professor Emeritus Lawrence Rudnick of the Minnesota School of Astrophysics led the Technical Working Group of the MeerKAT Galaxy Cluster Legacy Survey (MGCLS).
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School part of national effort to improve representation for African Americans in physics and astronomy

November 7, 2021
The School of Physics and Astronomy is participating in a set of implementation workshops hosted by the American Institute of Physics’ (AIP) Task Force to Elevate African American Representation in
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Roberta Humphreys on Luminous Blue Variables

October 14, 2021
Professor Roberta Humphreys of the Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics recently gave a colloquium that served as a primer on “some of the most interesting stars I know: luminous blue variables (LBVs


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