Astrophysics

10.25.17

UChicago astronomers and astrophysicists brought family and friends to the path of totality to watch the solar eclipse on August 21.

12.21.16

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

Spring/15

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

June/15

The latest sky maps produced by Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope combine seven years of observations.
Mar–Apr/15

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

Jan–Feb/15

UChicago astrophysicist Craig Hogan tests the digital nature of space.

Jan–Feb/15

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

05.21.2014

The blockbuster cosmic inflation discovery faces a “sledgehammer” of scrutiny.
May–June/14

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

Nov–Dec/13

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