Posted November 16, 2022
Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics Professor Patrick Kelly led a team that has measured the size of a star dating back more than 11 billion years ago using images that show the evolution of the star exploding and cooling. The research could help scientists learn more about the early Universe.
Posted October 6, 2022
A team led by Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics Assistant Professor, Patrick Kelly, is constructing two sets of telescopes that will open a new window into the collisions of neutron stars and black holes.
Posted August 9, 2022
This fall, the School of Physics and Astronomy will welcome Ali Sulaiman to the space physics group.
Posted June 29, 2022
A research report, co-authored by Professor Charles Woodward of the Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics describes the unusual quirks of V1674 Hercules, the fastest nova ever on record.
Posted June 21, 2022
Ramanakumar Sankar, a postdoctoral researcher at the School of Physics and Astronomy is leading the latest Zooniverse project, Jovian Vortex Hunter.
Posted March 21, 2022
Claudia Scarlata was named as a 2022 Distinguished McKnight Professor. She was recognized for her significant contributions to the study of the sources responsible for the last major transformation of the Universe, only a few hundred million years after the Big Bang, and to our understanding of the processes that regulate the growth of galaxies over cosmic time.
Posted March 9, 2022
Assistant Professor Patrick Kelly, has been awarded a McKnight Land-Grant Professorship, which recognizes outstanding accomplishments and promise among the the University's assistant professors.
Posted December 20, 2021
Cody Carr was voted into the top five out of 116 contestants.
Posted December 9, 2021
The latest Zooniverse citizen science project called “Solar Jet Hunter” will help benefit a small research team led by members of the School of Physics and Astronomy: former postdoctoral researcher Dr. Sophie Musset, Associate Professor Lindsay Glesener, and Professor Lucy Fortson.