Alexander T. Gagliano

In The News

  • Congratulations to graduate student Alex Gagliano for winning the inaugural Lew Snyder Graduate Student Travel Award. Alex will be attending the conference "Exploring the Transient Universe with the Roman Space Telescope,” presenting on "Automating the Search for Rapidly-Evolving Transients with...

  • Congratulations to Alex Gagliano, NSF Graduate Fellow at Astronomy Illinois for winning the "Best Student Paper" award at The American Statistical Association Astrostatistics Interest Group 2021 Joint Statistical Meeting!

  • Congratulations to UIUC graduate student Alex Gagliano for winning the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program! We look forward to the great science Alex will be doing as he works towards his Ph.D.!

  • Globular star clusters are favorite targets for amateur sky watchers. To the naked eye they appear as fuzzy-looking stars. Through a small telescope they resolve into glittering snowball-shaped islands of innumerable stars crowded together. About 150 globular star clusters orbit our Milky Way, like...