A composite image featuring the Giant Magellan Telescope mirrors superimposed over an artist's rendition of the universe's most distant galaxy, z8_GND_5296, detected by a University of Texas at Austin/Texas A&M University-led team in 2013 and deemed one of Texas Monthly's top five Texas-based scientific discoveries for the year. (Credit: Giant Magellan Telescope Organization / V. Tilvi, S.L. Finkelstein, C. Papovich and the Hubble Heritage Team.)

Texas A&M to Host Statewide Astronomy Workshop in September

Aug 28, 2015
"There have been a lot of astronomers hired across Texas in the last few years, and this progress is something we astronomers, along with the State of Texas, should be proud of and celebrate."
Jennifer Marshall, Texas A&M astronomer