Welcome to Texas A&M Astronomy
As the newest research area in the Department of Physics & Astronomy, the Astronomy Group is focused on Observational Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology, specifically high redshift galaxies, resolved stellar populations, supernovae, and Antarctic telescopes.
TAMU is a founding member of the Giant Magellan Telescope consortium and is designing and building instruments for current telescopes and the GMT.
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Come join us in Astronomy 111 (Tier 1 Natural Sciences Requirement, 4 credits), the newest course to be offered by our department!
TAMU is an official member of The Dark Energy Survey & the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope.