Posted April 2, 2021
Several MIfA faculty members were awarded GO time on JWST for one or more of their research projects.
Posted March 6, 2021
School of Physics and Astronomy Professor Chick Woodward lead a study that gives new insight on the source of carbon on planets like Earth and Mars during the early formation of the solar system.
Posted February 26, 2021
Professor Emerita Roberta Humphreys of the School of Physics and Astronomy led a study with the Hubble Space Telescope to explain the origin of numerous high mass-loss ejections from a very massive star.
Posted February 22, 2021
School of Physics and Astronomy Professor and MIfA director Evan Skillman is playing a role in NASA's upcoming James Webb Space Telescope's Early Release Program.
Posted February 18, 2021
Lucy Fortson, Zooniverse co-founder, Professor and Associate Head of the of the School of Physics and Astronomy says the project will help scientists make headway in big data problems in biology.
Posted January 12, 2021
A team of scientists has found that mysterious x-rays detected from nearby neutron stars may be the first evidence of axions, hypothetical particles that many physicists believe make up dark matter.
Posted October 1, 2020
Professor Emeritus Robert Pepin of the School of Physics and Astronomy will receive the 2020 Fred Whipple Award from the American Geophysical Union (AGU).