Department in the News: 2012

Angela Olinto elected fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science
December 13, 2012
by Steve Koppes, William Harms, The University of Chicago News Office
Angela Olinto elected fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Department members: Angela V. Olinto

The Cosmic Microwave Background: A New View from the South Pole
October 24, 2012

UChicago Awards $375,000 to Fermilab-University collaborators
October 22, 2012
by Lisa La Vallee, The University of Chicago News Office
UChicago Awards $375,000 to Fermilab-University collaborators

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Department members: Nickolay Y. Gnedin, Andrey V. Kravtsov

The Big Bang - View from the South Pole
October 17, 2012
by Stephanie Sunata, Medill Reports
The Big Bang - View from the South Pole

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

World's most powerful digital camera begins hunt for dark energy
September 21, 2012
by Steve Koppes, The University of Chicago News Office
World's most powerful digital camera begins hunt for dark energy

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

2012 Brinson Lecture to explore exoplanets under planetarium dome
September 21, 2012
by Steve Koppes, The University of Chicago News Office
2012 Brinson Lecture to explore exoplanets under planetarium dome

World's most powerful digital camera opens eye, records first images in hunt for dark energy
September 18, 2012

First stars, galaxies formed more rapidly than expected
September 5, 2012
by Steve Koppes, The University of Chicago News Office
First stars, galaxies formed more rapidly than expected

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

Stephan Meyer earns part of another Gruber Prize
August 16, 2012
by Steve Koppes, The University of Chicago News Office
Stephan Meyer earns part of another Gruber Prize

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Department members: Stephan S. Meyer

Phoenix Cluster Sets Record Pace at Forming Stars
August 15, 2012

Giant galaxy cluster sets record pace for creating stars
August 15, 2012
by Steve Koppes, The University of Chicago News Office
Giant galaxy cluster sets record pace for creating stars

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

Cosmos and Culture: Highlights of the UChicago/Argonne/Fermilab Joint Speaker Series Event
May 17, 2012

UChicago scientists collect plethora of awards
May 8, 2012
by Steve Koppes, The University of Chicago News Office
UChicago scientists collect plethora of awards

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Department members: Jacob L. Bean

South Pole Telescope exhibit headed for Washington, New York
April 28, 2012
by Steve Koppes, The University of Chicago News Office
South Pole Telescope exhibit headed for Washington, New York

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

South Pole Telescope homes in on dark energy, neutrinos
April 2, 2012
by Steve Koppes, The University of Chicago News Office
South Pole Telescope homes in on dark energy, neutrinos

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

South Pole Telescope Finishes Five-year Survey of Galaxy Clusters
March 29, 2012

Giant telescope project starts with a bang on the Web
March 23, 2012

Gravitational lens reveals details of distant, ancient galaxy
March 8, 2012
by Steve Koppes and Ray Villard, The University of Chicago News Office
Gravitational lens reveals details of distant, ancient galaxy

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Department members: Michael D. Gladders

The dark side of the universe: Scientists are trying to understand why the universe is running away from them
February 22, 2012

Scientists Discuss Space Matter
February 10, 2012
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Scientists Discuss Space Matter

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Department members: Priscilla Frisch

IBEX - New Observations of Interstellar Matter - Briefing Materials
February 10, 2012

Hubble Captures Giant Lensed Galaxy Arc
February 5, 2012
by Tammy Plotner, Universe Today
Hubble Captures Giant Lensed Galaxy Arc

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Department members: Michael D. Gladders, Keren Sharon
Department students: Eva Wuyts

Hubble Zooms in on a Magnified Galaxy
February 4, 2012
by Ray Villard and Jane Rigby, Hubblesite
Hubble Zooms in on a Magnified Galaxy

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Department members: Michael D. Gladders, Keren Sharon
Department students: Eva Wuyts

Baby pulsars spawn universe's most energetic particles
February 2, 2012
by Maggie McKee, New Scientist
Baby pulsars spawn universe's most energetic particles

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

Want To Make A Giant Telescope Mirror? Here's How
January 26, 2012