Deadlines for research opportunities over the summer are coming up! Visit the NSF website to find out more about these.
Famous Red Star Betelgeuse is Spinning Faster than Expected; May Have Swallowed a Companion 100,000 Years Ago
Astronomer J. Craig Wheeler of The University of Texas at Austin has spend many years doing research on Betelgeuse, the brightest red star in the constellation of Orion. Working with an international group of undergraduate students, among which is the ASA treasurer Jamie Sullivan, Wheeler has found evidence that the red supergiant star may have been born with a companion star, and later swallowed it.Read more
Jason Jaacks will be visiting us to talk about his research running simulations of large scale sctructures in the universe! Hope to see you there.
When: Wednesday March 22nd, 2017
Where: RLM 15.216B
Time: 5:30 PM
Look at some of our photos and the images that astronomy students can make!