06/23/2020 - Celeste Lu earned her PhD on Monday, June 22, 2020. The title of her defense was "Simulations of Active Galactic Nucleus
06/22/2020 - Prof. Xin Liu has been named one of NCSA's Faculty Fellows for the 2020-21 school year.
06/19/2020 - "The Rise and Fall of Star Formation in Galaxies” has been selected as one of seven Symposia for the 2021 IAU General Assembly, and will be organized by Professor Tony Wong.
05/27/2020 - As you probably have heard, the U of I is beginning the process of returning to work in early June.
05/19/2020 - Congratulations to Dr. Miguel Holgado for successfully defending his thesis on May 18, 2020.
03/31/2020 - Congratulations to UIUC graduate student Alex Gagliano for winning the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
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03/19/2020 - Congratulations to Lauren Gregory, an astronomy major at Illinois, who received the award for Best Poster at the recent W
03/18/2020 - Hubble Space Telescope/European Space Agency made a photo release of a Hubble Space Telescope observations from Illinois astronomers led by Prof. Leslie Looney.
03/11/2020 - Andrew Nadolski earned his PhD on March 9, 2020. The title of his defense was "Broadband, millimeter-wave antireflection coatings for cryogenic sintered aluminum oxide optics".
02/21/2020 - Illinois Prof.
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01/14/2020 - The Department of Astronomy and the Center for Astrophysical Surveys announces the "Supernovae across LSST" workshop to be held April 27-29, 2020 at the Illini
09/05/2019 - The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration has won the 2020 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics for creating the first image of a supermassive black hole, taken by mea