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CIERA invites applications for Postdoctoral Positions in Astronomy and Astrophysics

CIERA invites applications for Postdoctoral Positions in Astronomy and Astrophysics

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Northwestern astrophysicist contributes to Webb’s first exoplanet image

Northwestern astrophysicist contributes to Webb’s first exoplanet image

Jason Wang helped the team reveal the planet hidden behind its host star’s glare

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X-shaped radio galaxies might form more simply than expected

X-shaped radio galaxies might form more simply than expected

Simple simulation accidentally leads to X-shaped galaxy for first time

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Micro-X rocket photo

Northwestern rocket to image supernova remnant

Project will study how the explosion spreads ‘star stuff’ throughout the galaxy

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Stars determine their own masses

Stars determine their own masses

Simulations show why stars formed in different environments have similar masses

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Introduction to Conda

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01
2022

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08
2022

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Introduction to Workflows with Git and GitHub

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15
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29
2022

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17
2023

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Jan
24
2023

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Jan 31, 2023
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31
2023

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07
2023

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