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Photos Courtesy of Steward Obs.

Four Faculty Positions Available for 2017-2018

We are recruiting multiple new faculty members to join the vibrant and diverse astronomy and astrophysics community at the University of Arizona and in the Tucson area. 

The Department of Astronomy and Steward Observatory (DA/SO) at the University of Arizona anticipates filling up to three tenure-track/tenured faculty positions in the coming year.  We plan to appoint the most outstanding applicants in any area of astronomy and astrophysics to these positions, and are searching for candidates representing a range of experience and...

Photo Courtesy of Brian Duffy & Chris Walker.

Successful Launch of Stratospheric Terahertz Observatory from Antarctica

Chris Walker's Stratospheric Terahertz Observatory team successfully launched STO from McMurdo in Antarctica on Dec 8, 2016. Photos and Captions are courtesy of Brian Duffy and Chris Walker. They've provided us with several photos.

Photo 1, the A-136 STO team.  Front Row (L-R) Erin Jacklin, JHUAPL; Brian Duffy, UA; Elliot Rodberg, JHUAPL Back row, standing, (L-R) Christopher Walker, UA; Kay Davis, ASU; William (Bill) Peters, UA; Christopher Groppi, ASU; Abram Young, UA; Michael Carpenter, JHUAPL, Jose...

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