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MSU Astrophysicist Grete Wins International Dissertation Award

Monday, October 2, 2017
Philipp Grete

Philipp Grete, a Michigan State University research associate in computational astrophysics, is this year’s sole recipient of the German Astronomical Society’s (AG) most outstanding dissertation in astronomy and…

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Aug. 14: Morning Astronomy and Telescope Session

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
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A FEW CLOUDS ARE OK! Event is still a GO!! See you at 10 am. Mon., Aug. 14, 10am Family Astronomy and Telescope Day Have you ever studied…

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New Research on Galaxies and Super-Massive Black Holes

Friday, February 17, 2017

Megan Donahue, professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Michigan State University, discusses galaxies and super massive black holes. She reviews the most recent findings in…

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Astronomers Pinpoint How Milky Way Galaxy Was Formed

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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Using colors to identify the approximate ages of more than 130,000 stars in the Milky Way’s halo, astronomers have produced the clearest picture yet of how our galaxy…

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Dust Grains Could be Remnants of Stellar Explosions

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
star dust

Microscopic dust particles have been found in meteoritic material on Earth, particles that were likely formed in stellar explosions that occurred long before the creation of our star,…

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