Department in the News

Catching cosmic rays where they live
August 14, 2015

Faculty members receive named, distinguished service professorships
August 13, 2015
The University of Chicago News Office
Faculty members receive named, distinguished service professorships

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Department members: Wendy Freedman

Star witness
July 17, 2015
by Maureen Searcy, The University of Chicago Magazine
Star witness

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Department members: Wendy Freedman

Jupiter Twin Discovered Around Solar Twin
July 15, 2015
European Southern Observatory
Jupiter Twin Discovered Around Solar Twin

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Department members: Jacob L. Bean
Department students: Megan Bedell

The Fabric of the Universe
July 14, 2015
UChicago Arts
The Fabric of the Universe

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Department members: Andrey V. Kravtsov
Department students: Benedikt Diemer

Kavli Roundtable Discussion: "Dwarf Galaxies Loom Large in the Quest for Dark Matter"
June 24, 2015
by Adam Hadhazy, The Kavli Foundation
Kavli Roundtable Discussion: "Dwarf Galaxies Loom Large in the Quest for Dark Matter"

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Department members: Joshua A. Frieman
Scientific projects: Dark Energy Survey

Chicago blues and the science in sound
June 19, 2015
by Greg Borzo, The University of Chicago News Office
Chicago blues and the science in sound

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Department members: Bradford A. Benson

John Carlstrom to receive Gruber Cosmology Prize for experimental explorations of universe
June 11, 2015

2015 Gruber Prize in Cosmology: John E. Carlstrom
June 9, 2015
The Gruber Foundation
2015 Gruber Prize in Cosmology: John E. Carlstrom

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Department members: John E. Carlstrom
Scientific projects: South Pole Telescope

World's largest telescope to explore universe's deepest secrets
June 5, 2015
by Lauren Said-Moorhouse, CNN
World's largest telescope to explore universe's deepest secrets

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Department members: Wendy Freedman
Scientific projects: Giant Magellan Telescope

U. of C. to help build giant telescope, a 'venture into the unknown'
June 4, 2015
by Dawn Rhodes, Chicago Tribune
U. of C. to help build giant telescope, a 'venture into the unknown'

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Department members: Wendy Freedman, Angela V. Olinto
Scientific projects: Giant Magellan Telescope

Giant Magellan Telescope's international partners approve start of construction phase
June 4, 2015

University Of Chicago Helping Build "Epic" Telescope In Chile
June 3, 2015

Giant Magellan Telescope’s International Partners Approve Start of Construction Phase
June 3, 2015

Giant Magellan Telescope's International Partners Approve Start of Construction Phase
June 3, 2015

Honoring graduate teachers and mentors: Prof. Angela Olinto
June 1, 2015
The University of Chicago News Office
Honoring graduate teachers and mentors: Prof. Angela Olinto

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Department members: Angela V. Olinto
Department students: Ke Fang

Students in arts and sciences influence, benefit each other
May 29, 2015
by Ryan Manzuk, The University of Chicago News Office
Students in arts and sciences influence, benefit each other

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Department students: Benedikt Diemer

The Particle That Broke a Cosmic Speed Limit
May 17, 2015
by Natalie Wolchover, Quanta Magazine
The Particle That Broke a Cosmic Speed Limit

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Department members: Angela V. Olinto, Paolo Privitera
Department students: Ke Fang
Scientific projects: Pierre Auger Observatory

Live Session with Michael Turner
May 13, 2015
Livestream.com
Live Session with Michael Turner

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Department members: Michael S. Turner

Absence of gravitational-wave signal extends limit on knowable universe
April 27, 2015

FLASH Center will study origin of cosmic magnetic fields using Omega laser
April 21, 2015

Earth-sized telescope expands to the South Pole to see black holes in detail
April 21, 2015
The University of Chicago News Office
Earth-sized telescope expands to the South Pole to see black holes in detail

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Department members: John E. Carlstrom
Scientific projects: South Pole Telescope

Virtual Telescope Expands to See Black Holes
April 21, 2015
by Daniel Stolte, University of Arizona News
Virtual Telescope Expands to See Black Holes

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Department members: John E. Carlstrom
Scientific projects: South Pole Telescope

Mapping dark matter may help solve a cosmic mystery
April 15, 2015

Flash Center laser experiment heralded by the UK Institute of Physics as one of the top-ten physics breakthroughs of 2014
April 1, 2015

Horizon 2015: Dancing in the Dark - The End of Physics?
March 30, 2015

Wendy Freedman's expanding universe
March 29, 2015
by Maureen Searcy, The University of Chicago News Office
Wendy Freedman's expanding universe

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Department members: Wendy Freedman
Scientific projects: Giant Magellan Telescope

John E. Carlstrom, Thomas M. Crawford and Lloyd Knox, "Particle physics and the cosmic microwave background"
March 13, 2015

Scientists find rare dwarf satellite galaxy candidates in Dark Energy Survey data
March 11, 2015

One Hundred Years of General Relativity
March 6, 2015
Science Friday
One Hundred Years of General Relativity

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Department members: Michael S. Turner

Chicago's John Grunsfeld Named U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame Inductee
February 16, 2015

Cosmic-Ray Telescope Flies High
November 4, 2014
by Debra Weiner, Scientific American
Cosmic-Ray Telescope Flies High

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Department members: Angela V. Olinto
Scientific projects: Extreme Universe Space Observatory at the Japanese Module

Prof. Jacob Bean has been awarded a Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering
October 15, 2014

Hubble Maps the Temperature and Water Vapor on an Extreme Exoplanet
October 9, 2014
by Ray Villard, HubbleSite News
Hubble Maps the Temperature and Water Vapor on an Extreme Exoplanet

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Department members: Jacob L. Bean, Kevin Stevenson
Department students: Laura Kreidberg

Cosmic detectives discover missing star in ultimate of dead ends
September 25, 2014
by Erin Fuller, The University of Chicago News Office
Cosmic detectives discover missing star in ultimate of dead ends

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Department members: Vikram Dwarkadas

Finding Dark Energy in the Details
September 23, 2014
by Natalie Wolchover, Quanta Magazine
Finding Dark Energy in the Details

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Department members: Joshua A. Frieman
Scientific projects: Dark Energy Survey