10/09/2020 - Alum Dr. Dom Segura-Cox led a team that included Prof.
10/07/2020 - Congratulations to Di Wen who successfully defended his thesis on Wednesday, October 7, 2020.
10/01/2020 - A team led by Illinois astronomers Qian Yang (postdoctoral researcher), Prof. Yue Shen and Prof. Xin Liu discover the longest echos from the heart of faraway galaxies.
09/29/2020 - Congratulations to Professor Brian Fields for being selected as a 2020 American Physical Society Fellow!
09/10/2020 - The Fall 2020 Astronomy Newsletter has been published. Click here for details
08/26/2020 - We are proud to announce that the James B. Kaler classroom is ready for learning.
08/24/2020 - Congratulations to Ko-Yun (Monica) Huang who successfully defended her thesis on Friday, August 21, 2020.
08/19/2020 - Professor Brian Fields and graduate students Ada Ertel and Jesse Miller have published a paper linking a supernova to a mass extinction millions of years ago.
08/19/2020 - Congratulations to Wei-Ting Liao, who successfully defended her thesis on August 18, 2020. The title of her paper is "The evolution of the first stellar systems".
08/14/2020 - As we begin to transition into Fall 2020, we have new Astronomy Office Guidelines.
08/07/2020 - Prof. Charles Gammie answers questions on the formation of the Moon and imaging the first black hole in LAS Experts.
- Jennifer Li Wins Mr. & Mrs. Hsiang Pai & Wen-Hua Chu Department Of Astronomy Excellence In Research Grad Student Award