Astrophysicist Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar (1910–95) illuminated stellar evolution.
The James Webb Space Telescope is up and running, and UChicago faculty are celebrating.
Rumor has it that artificial intelligence image recognition sees giraffes everywhere—but that might be a stretch.
Astrophysicist Brian Nord looks for lenses through AI eyes.
UChicago astronomers and astrophysicists prepare for a total eclipse of the sun.
Professor Wendy Freedman applies astrophysics expertise to the Latke-Hamantash Debate.
Astronomers and planetary scientists debate if and when we’ll find extraterrestrial life.
The aesthetics of astronomy inspires a course and exhibition.
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.
Wendy Freedman calculated when the universe began. Now she wants to see it happen.
Leading cosmologist Wendy Freedman trains a telescopic lens on the biggest questions in the universe.
Two decades of planning by the Fermi Institute’s Tom Economou culminate in a comet landing.