Postdoctoral Associate Position in Astronomical Instrumentation at the CHARA Array

The Center for High Angular Resolution Astronomy (CHARA) at Georgia State University is seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Research Associate.

 

Dr. Fabien Baron Promoted to Associate Professor at GSU

We are happy to announce that Dr. Fabien Baron has been recommended for promotion to Associate Professor with tenure in the GSU Department of Physics and Astronomy.

 

Pioneering Imager At Georgia State’s CHARA Array Gives Sharpest View Of Stars And Planet-Forming Disks

A pioneering new instrument that can produce the sharpest images of young stars is now available for use by scientists worldwide.

 

Professor John Monnier Receives the Joseph Weber Award for Astronomical Instrumentation.

The American Astronomical Society awarded the 2019 Weber Prize to John Monnier (University of Michigan) for his pioneering work in high-angular-resolution imaging with long-baseline optical interferometry.

 

Professor Emeritus Hal McAlister Receives Prestigious Michelson Award

Astronomers and scientists gathered at the recent biennial meeting of the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers lauded the announcement that Professor Emeritus Harold (Hal) McAlister of Georgia State was named the winner of the 2018 Michelson Lifetime Achievement Award.

 

Dr. Fabien Baron to Receive the Dean’s Early Career Award

Dr. Fabien Baron has been selected to receive the Dean’s Early Career Award in the College of Arts and Sciences.

 

Astronomers Study Variability In Seven Sisters Star Cluster

An international team of astronomers has used a new algorithm to enhance observations from the NASA Kepler Space Telescope in its K2 Mission and perform the most detailed study yet of the variability of the Seven Sisters star cluster.

 

NOAO Press Release

CHARA Array Awarded $3.9 Million To Provide Telescope Access To Scientists Across The Nation

 

WSB-TV2 Space Weather TV spot

The CHARA Array recently featured along with Georgia State University Astronomers and Solar Physicists in a news piece on WSB Atlanta about space weather, how it can affect us on Earth and how studying other stars with the CHARA Array may help further human understanding of the sun's behavior and the space weather it creates.

 

ALPAO Press Release

Georgia State University and ALPAO Sign Agreement for Adaptive Optics Upgrade on Telescopes at CHARA.

 

'Starspot' Images Give Insights into Early Sun

ANN ARBOR—Astronomers at the University of Michigan have taken close-up pictures of a nearby star that show starspots—sunspots outside our solar system.

 

Astronomers Image the Exploding Fireball Stage of a Nova

MOUNT WILSON, Calif.–Astronomers at Georgia State University’s Center for High Angular Resolution Astronomy (CHARA) have observed the expanding thermonuclear fireball from a nova that erupted in the constellation Delphinus in 2013 with unprecedented clarity.

 

Astronomers Capture a Rare Stellar Eclipse in Opening Scene of Year-long Show

For the first time, a team of astronomers has imaged the eclipse of the star Epsilon Aurigae by its mysterious, less luminous companion star.

 

Gazing up at the Man in the Star? Researchers take picture of the face of Altair, a first for a star like our own

Using a suite of four telescopes, astronomers have captured an image of Altair, one of the closest stars to our own and a fixture in the summer sky.

 

MIRC images of Two Red Supergiants in the OB1 Cluster

MIRC imaged two red supergiants in the Per OB1 association and detected a hotspot on the surface of T Per.

 

Improved Orbits for ω And, HD 178911, and ξ Cephei

Researchers at CHARA have published improved orbits for ω And, HD 178911, and ξ Cephei.