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Faculty and Research

Our research employs an broad range of theoretical and experimental approaches to understand the fundamental nature of the universe.
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Seminars and Colloquia

See our weekly seminars and colloquia throughout the academic year.
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Dearborn Observatory

Dearborn Observatory

Visitors are invited to tour the Observatory every Friday night. 


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Observing at Dearborn Observatory


The Dearborn Observatory is closed for public observing with the historic 18.5 inch refracting telescope until further notice.

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Colloquium: Tracy Slatyer: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Online

Abstract: TBA Seminar Speaker: Tracy Slatyer, MIT Host: André De Gouvea  Meeting Details: Friday, February 5, 2021 at 4:00 pm (Central ...

Colloquium: Eric Cornell: TBA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Online

Abstract: TBA Seminar Speaker: Eric Cornell, University of Colorado Host: Tim Kovachy Meeting Details: Friday, February 19, 2021 at 4:0...

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Postdoctoral Fellow Manibrata Sen publishes findings on "Mu-Tau Neutrinos: Influencing Fast Flavor Conversions in Supernovae"
Catherine Cotter selected as the winner of the Dean’s Meteor Award
Anna Grassellino named Woman of the Year
Supercomputing Time Awarded for Third Year to Sasha Tchekhovskoy
Congratulations to André de Gouvêa - AAAS Fellow!

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