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Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences

University of California, San Diego

In The News

May 05, 2009 Professor Frank Shu awarded 2009 Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal from the Astronomical Society of the Pacific.  Read more...
Oct. 1, 2008 Professor Art Wolfe .  First Detection of Magnetic Field in Distant Galaxy produces a suprise   Read more...
Sept 9, 2008 Professor Alison Coil joined CASS.  Dr. Coil is a leader in extragalactic observation and observational cosmology.
June 10, 2008 The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) announced the appointment of Michael L. Norman, distinguished professor of physics at the University of California, San Diego, to the new position of Chief Scientific Officer for SDSC.  Read more...
June 4, 2008 Professor Frank Shu awarded Centennial Medal from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University  Read more...
May 7, 2008 Professor Arthur Wolfe is awarded the 2008 Karl G. Jansky Lectureship.  Read more...

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The Center for Astrophysics & Space Sciences (CASS) is an interdisciplinary research unit for research and graduate study in astronomy, astrophysics, and space sciences. Areas of specialization include high-energy astrophysics, optical and ultraviolet astronomy, infrared astronomy, radio astronomy, theoretical astrophysics, cosmology, solar physics, space plasma physics, interferometry, and astronomical instrumentation. CASS includes faculty, research staff and students affiliated with UCSD's departments of Physics, Chemistry, and Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Information about CASS
    Affiliated Departments - [Physics]    [Chemistry]    [Electrical and Computer Engineering].
    Related Research Unit - [CalSpace]

Research Activities and Instrument Development

Technical Capabilities

CASS Personnel
[Faculty]   [Research and Postdoc]    [Visiting Scientists]    [Technical]    [Administrative]    [Students]

Seminar Schedule for Astrophysics and related subjects

Research facilities available to CASS Members:
    Telescopes - [Keck]   [Lick]  

Astronomy for Everyone (Especially Educators)

Academic Recruitment

For further information about CASS please contact Dana Johnson in the Director's Office.

Last modified Oct. 1, 2008

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