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Nine Astronomy Majors and Sixteen Astronomy Minors Graduated from the University of Arizona in May

We celebrate University of Arizona Commencement this week by congratulating and saying goodbye to nine astronomy majors and sixteen astronomy minors. The majors are Chris Bullivant, Jiani Ding, Morgan Ryleigh Fitzpatrick, Kirk Hendricks, Ricardo Maciel, David Setton, Zachary Watson, Anthony West, and Ian Winner. Minors are Kade Bowers, Alyssa Evans, Miles Fujimoto, Nathaniel Goss, Lance Guzman, Garrison Joachim, Keith Kristofitz, Nicolas Marquez, Joseph Martin, Lauren Palma, Joshua Ritter, Mary Semon, Sai Akshay Sreedhar, Shannon Sylvester, John Thaxton IV, and Stephanie Williams. 

The photo shows, from left to right: Professor Yancy Shirley, Tony West, Shannon Sylvester, Chris Bullivant, Jiani Ding, David Setton, Nathaniel Goss, Ian Winner, Zach Watson, Kirk Hendricks...

Photo courtesy Massimo Marengo.

Epsilon Eri has a Planetary System Similar to Our Own

Located 3.2 pc away, Epsilon Eridani hosts the closest debris disk around a star similar to the early sun, and is a prime location to research how planets form around stars like our sun. With the new SOFIA images taken by Steward astronomer Kate Su and her collaborators, including Professor George Rieke and Steward postdoc Nick...

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