On Sept. 20th the asteroid Didymos was predicted to occult a star. The resulting shadow would trace a path across the Earth and was predicted to be visible in a very narrow slice of the United Arab Emirates and Oman.
Astronomy alumnus Jude Gussman (BS 2022) presented the student perspective at the Luddy School’s Commencement ceremony.
IU alumnus Zack Maas (Ph.D. 2020) has joined the IU Astronomy Department as the new Visiting Assistant Professor
IU alumnus William Bowman (B.S. 2014) has successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation at Penn State University, studying with Dr. Robin Ciardullo and Dr. Joel Leja.
Congratulations to alumnus Bryce Cousins (B.S. 2019), who is receiving a 2022 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship beginning this fall.