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Bingjie Wang Receives American Astronomical Society’s Roger Doxsey Travel Prize

Bingjie Wang Receives American Astronomical Society’s Roger Doxsey Travel Prize
Graduate student Bingjie Wang has received the Roger Doxsey Travel Prize from the American Astronomical Society (AAS) in recognition of her presentation of her thesis research at the annual winter meeting of the Society. The Roger Doxsey Prize will award Wang with complimentary registration for an upcoming AAS meeting. In addition, she will receive a stipend […]

Vedant Chandra Receives American Astronomical Society’s Chambliss Student Poster Award

Vedant Chandra Receives American Astronomical Society’s Chambliss Student Poster Award
Undergraduate Vedant Chandra has received the Chambliss Student Poster Award from the American Astronomical Society for his digital iPoster on star formation in nearby dwarf galaxies using color-magnitude diagrams. Chandra conducted the research outlined in the iPoster with Dr. Mario Gennaro at the Space Telescope Science Institute. In the iPoster, Chandra demonstrated how the novel […]

Enrico Di Teodoro’s Science Publication Unveils A Galaxy That Ages Like No Other

Enrico Di Teodoro’s <i>Science</i> Publication Unveils A Galaxy That Ages Like No Other
Postdoctoral Fellow Enrico Di Teodoro recently published a paper in Science focusing on a galaxy in the very young Universe that unexpectedly looks like a very old galaxy. A galaxy like this should not exist according to current theoretical models, which is why the research team’s discovery is extremely puzzling. The team used the Atacama […]