Astrophysics

Cosmic cuisine

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

Star witness

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

Seeing in gamma rays

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The latest sky maps produced by Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope combine seven years of observations.

Small universe, big glass

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

Hologram reflection

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UChicago astrophysicist Craig Hogan tests the digital nature of space.

Space time

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

Inflationary pressures

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The blockbuster cosmic inflation discovery faces a “sledgehammer” of scrutiny.

About-face

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Turned back toward Earth, a new telescope in space will search for the origin of high-energy cosmic rays.

On the dark side

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Astrophysicist Josh Frieman, PhD’89, works on the dark side, studying the night sky for insight into the accelerating expansion of the universe.

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