Observatories receives major grant for A Visualization Laboratory: The “Viz Lab”

The Observatories received a major grant from The Ahmanson Foundation to create a next-generation experimental workspace for visualizing data -- a “Viz Lab” -- on campus, which will drive astronomical and astrophysical discoveries. “Thanks to the next generation of astronomical surveys and to...

Postdoc Spotlight: Ylva Götberg

What questions are you pursuing in your career? My work is centered on investigating the evolution of binary stars — stars that are in such close orbit with a companion star that stellar material is exchanged between the stars. I am particularly interested in how these interacting binary stars can...

Undergraduates prepared for future pursuits by intensive summer program

Earlier this spring two of The Observatories’ 2018 class summer students—recent Pomona College graduates Sal Fu and Brian Lorenz—were awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. Both will go on to pursue doctorates in astrophysics at Berkeley. “Sal and Brian are success...

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