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UF Astronomers: Universe Slightly Simpler Than Expected

Published: Jun 16th, 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The universe just became a little less mysterious.

In A "Wild Place:" Astronomers Find Seven Planet-Forming Disks, Doubling Total

Published: May 26th, 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A mammoth sky survey led by University of Florida astronomers has uncovered seven planet-forming disks in clusters of young stars, doubling the number of such disks discovered and expanding the territory that might yield new planets.

Two New UF Instruments To Aid Quest For Cosmic Origins

Published: May 5th, 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Astronomers probing the most distant and ancient regions of the universe and the origins of galaxies, stars and planets will soon have two powerful new tools.