The GRAVITY team first detects the Schwarzschild precession of the orbit of the star S2 in the center of the Milky Way.
We’re doing a lot of harm to the planet that we stand on as we look up towards the stars. In this post, PhD student Isobel Romero-Shaw explains why astrophysicists in particular need to reduce their carbon emissions, and how we can go about doing this.
What can we use dwarf galaxies for?
We discovered Earth-like planets but are they the next destination for human life?
Graduate student David Zegeye writes about his experience as a Black astronomer from Chicago, and about UChicago’s past and present vis-à-vis the land it occupies.