Welcome to CWRU Astronomy
CWRU Astronomy is a community of active researchers and educators, with research strengths in the fields of galaxy formation and evolution, stellar chemical abundances, and telescope instrumentation and design.
We offer graduate and undergraduate degree programs, and host a series of public talks for the general public. Learn more about our ongoing research, our faculty, staff, and students, and all the new things happening in CWRU Astronomy.
The Department of Astronomy at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the fields of stellar physics and/or stellar populations, such as the properties and evolution of individual stars and/or stellar populations in the Milky Way and nearby galaxies, to begin on or about August 17, 2020.
This spring, while visiting the Department of Astronomy at Columbia University, CWRU astronomy senior Chris Carr had a chance to meet noted astrophysicist and science educator Neil deGrasse Tyson.
On April 1 2019, CWRU Astronomy found itself in the middle of magical turmoil, as Harry Potter and his friends battled the forces of Lord Voldemort to save the Hubble Space Telescope.