Observational Research

The research themes of its faculty and Dunlap Fellows span the Universe and include: optical, infrared and radio instrumentation, Dark Energy, large-scale structure, the Cosmic Microwave Background, the interstellar medium, galaxy evolution, cosmic magnetism and time-domain science.

Our astronomers seek ground-breaking answers to fundamental questions in collaboration with researchers from around the world and working with the most advanced telescopes on Earth and in space.