Astronomy at VU
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Astronomy is an active area of research, education, and outreach at VU. Follow the links below to find out more about our astronomy program and how you can be involved.

Astronomy Main Page

Astronomy Outreach & Open House Schedule

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SARA Consortium (remote observing)

Colloquium Series
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Our Physics & Astronomy Friday colloquium series meets at 3:30 in NSC 221. The VUCIS colloquium series meets at 3:30 in NSC 234.

Join us to learn more about the research our students do and to find out what scientists from around the country are exploring.

Our students and faculty do cutting-edge research in the areas of:


Atmospheric Physics

Computational Condensed Matter Physics


Nuclear and Particle Physics


Contact Information

Department of Physics & Astronomy
Neils Science Center, 237
1610 Campus Drive
(219) 464-5369 (phone)
(219) 464-5489 (fax)