University of Iowa

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Astronomy

Address:

The University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA 52242

United States

Phone:

1-319-335-2359

Fax:

1-319-335-3400

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Astronomy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The department has a strong tradition of research in radio astronomy, particularly in investigations using radio interferometry. Departmental commitment to the VLBI technique remains strong, with several ongoing projects using the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) network of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory. Faculty members and students within the department also make extensive use of the Very Large Array radio interferometer.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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