Research on black holes and neutron stars is an active area of study in Cornell Astronomy.
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Cosmology is the study of the evolution of the Universe.
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Accretion disks form around many astronomical objects ranging from stars to massive black holes in the centers of galaxies.
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Extreme Physics and Astrophysics of Compact Objects
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Cornell astronomers study the history and evolution of galaxies across the universe and throughout cosmic time, using both ground- and space-based telescopes spanning the full wavelength range of the electromagnetic spectrum.
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The department has strong research programs in solar system exploration.
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