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Physics & Astronomy Department
6100 Main MS-61
Houston, Texas 77005-1827
Office: 713-348-4938

News & Events

INSPIRE AwardRice lands grant to explore exoplanet magnetic fields
National Science Foundation funds effort to see if distant solar systems may support life
PTFO H-alphaLikely new planet may be in slow death spiral
Young star appears to be ripping away layers of close orbiting 'hot Jupiter'
Planets around TW HyaPlanet Formation in Earth-like Orbit around a Young Star
Rice astronomy professor helps produce ALMA's Best Image Yet of a Protoplanetary Disk