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FIU Astronomer Observes Distant Galaxy with the Largest Optical Telescope in the World


On Sunday, April 16, 2017, Dr. James Webb, FIU astrophysicist and Director of the Stocker Astroscience Center, collaborated with UF astrophysicist Dr. Steve Eikenberry to observe a unique Blazar called S5 0716+71 with the largest optical telescope in the world.

2017 SISH Scholarships awarded to undergraduates in Astronomy and Physics


Congratulations to the 2017 SISH Scholarship awardees in Chemistry, Astronomy and Physics! The awards will be presented on Thursday, May 4, 4-6pm, at the MARC Pavilion, , including the Fred Hoover Memorial Endowment Award, the Zaida Morales-Martinez & Howard E. Moore Chemistry Awards, and the Southern Cross Astronomical Society Awards.

The Fred Hoover Memorial Scholarship & Southern Cross Astronomical Society Scholarships


It's that time for Physics students to submit their applications for the Fred Hoover Memorial Scholarship Endowment and the Southern Cross Astronomical Society Scholarship. The deadline for submission is March 27st, 2017.

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