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A starry night on campus

A starry night on campus

Tali Duarte, Assistant Magazine Editor February 4, 2020

Have you ever looked up at the night sky and admired the bright stars? Well, you’re looking at the same stars that existed long ago. Those same stars are presumably dead, according to the different time...

Illustration by Maha Qadri

Breaking the glass ceiling… and the atmosphere

Maha Qadri November 20, 2019

UTSA’s Friday Lights Celestial Lights hosted their final presentation of the semester called, “Female Trailblazers in Astronomy: From Past to Present” by Dr. Dina Drozdov. Dr. Drozdov covered notable...

Professors lead stargazing experience

Professors lead stargazing experience

Amber Navarrete Gonzalez October 2, 2019

During the spring and fall semesters, the UTSA Department of Physics and Astronomy will host free stargazing experiences. The event will take place on the first and third Friday of every month at the Curtis...

McDonald Observatory. Photo courtesy of Aldo Sepulveda

Near orbit

Ray Hagimoto December 6, 2017

Student researcher sets his sight on the stars. A single email has the power to drastically change the course of one’s career. Junior undergraduate physics major Aldo Sepulveda discovered just...

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