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.

CWRU Astronomers Discover Water Ice on Rocky Planet

…unfortunately the planet was Earth and the water ice came in the form of  snowstorms at the observatory.

CWRU Astronomers Paul Harding and Heather Morrison recently traveled to our observatory at Kitt Peak in Arizona, only to do battle with multiple storms that covered the mountain in snow.

CWRU Astronomy alumna wins NSF fellowship

Jackie Monkiewicz (BS ’98) has been awarded a prestigious NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Fellowship.

Welcome Bill Janesh!

CWRU Astronomy is very pleased to welcome our newest member: Astronomy Instructor Bill Janesh.

Burrell Schmidt Photojournal

Get a glimpse into the observing lifestyle of a CWRU astronomer.

CWRU Astronomy Newsletter – 2017 Edition

Learn about student, faculty and alumni news in our annual CWRU Astronomy newsletter.

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