Summer student excellence recognized

Last month three alumni from the Observatories’ prestigious summer student program were recognized with various honors for their scholarship and independent research projects. “These awards illustrate the caliber of students who are selected for our rigorous summer program, as well as the quality...

Observatories Scientists Respond to COVID-19 Crisis

During this global crisis, Carnegie Observatories astronomers are stepping up and finding different ways to lend their expertise to various volunteer and charitable efforts helping frontline healthcare workers, area schools, and other members of the community. Experts from our instrumentation team...

Postdoc Spotlight: Alexander Ji

What questions are you pursuing in your career? The questions that drive me are about the first stars and galaxies--those that formed in the first billion years of the universe. Right after the Big Bang the universe is kind of boring, but then about 150 million years afterwards, the first stars...

Carnegie’s Shectman and Weinberger inaugural AAS Fellows

Washington, DC— Carnegie astronomers Stephen Shectman and Alycia Weinberger were selected for the inaugural class of Fellows of the American Astronomical Society in recognition of their “extraordinary achievement and service” to the field. 

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