To-scale solar system now orbiting around CBEC

October 2, 2019
Art installation depicting the solar system. Pictured is the sun statue.
A new cosmic art installation on campus represents our solar system and bridges the arts and sciences in an astronomical way, thanks to a generous gift from M. Andrew (Andy) '64 '67 and Sandra (Sandy) L. Ross '70.

Dr. John Beacom Named 2019 Post Doc Mentor of the Year

September 11, 2019
Linden, Beacom, Weisleder
The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) is pleased to announce that John Beacom is the 2019 recipient of the annual Mentor of the Year Award. The Faculty Mentor of the Year Award recognizes a faculty member who has engaged in exceptional mentoring of postdoctoral scholars.

The Future of Gravitational Wave Astronomy

August 8, 2019
 Image credits: AEI/Milde Marketing/Exozet

Leading experts (including Nobel Prize Winner Rai Weiss) discuss the future and far future of gravitational wave astronomy from upgrading LIGO to larger ground based detectors such as The Einstein telescope and  The Cosmic Explorer to spaced missions such as LISA, DECIGO and the Big Bang Obs