Astronomy

Cosmic cuisine

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Professor Wendy Freedman applies astrophysics expertise to the Latke-Hamantash Debate.

Lonely planets

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Astronomers and planetary scientists debate if and when we’ll find extraterrestrial life.

Universal appeal

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The aesthetics of astronomy inspires a course and exhibition.

Life on other planets?

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From our print archive: In spite of the hours clocked at super-spyglasses, astronomers have yet to spot any little green men on Mars or any other planet. But they have made some pretty convincing observations that life does exist on other planets.

Star witness

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Wendy Freedman calculated when the universe began. Now she wants to see it happen.

Hi, neighbors!

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Our corner of the universe is more crowded than we thought.

Small universe, big glass

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Leading cosmologist Wendy Freedman trains a telescopic lens on the biggest questions in the universe.

Space time

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Two decades of planning by the Fermi Institute’s Tom Economou culminate in a comet landing.

Following the stars

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For Jesuit priest Paul Mueller, SM’96, PhD’06, the same source reveals scripture and nature.

Star professor

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Astronomer Wendy Freedman, chair of the Giant Magellan Telescope Organization's board of directors, joins the faculty as a University Professor.

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