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Department Climate Update

On February 3rd 2016, Department Chair Eugene Chiang sent a letter to the Astronomy and campus community to provide an update on the various actions taken to prevent harassment and improve the overall climate within the department. Among these are the creation of the Astronomy Climate Advisors, a group comprising Astronomy Faculty, Staff, Postdoc, Graduate Student, and …

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UC Berkeley Astronomers Lead New NASA-Funded Search for Habitable Planets

Department of Astronomy faculty member James Graham will lead one of the 16 new projects funded by NASA in efforts to streamline the search for habitable planets. The project is part of the newly announced NExSS (Nexus for Exoplanet System Science) which seeks to bring together "the best and the brightest" to oversee the search. 

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Professor Eugene Chiang Receives 2014 Distinguished Teaching Award

On March 13th 2014, Chancellor Nicholas Dirks announced faculty member Dr. Eugene Chiang as a recipient of the 2014 Distinguished Teaching Award. Dr. Chiang has been a professor with the Astronomy department since 2001 and currently serves as director of the Berkeley Center for Integrative Planetary Science. His research focuses on theoretical astrophysics, with an emphasis on understanding …

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