About ADC
video introduction
~2.50 min. long
ISO Cert
Cornell University Department of Astronomy

The Department of Astronomy is one of the leading centers for astronomical research in the world. Traditional areas of excellence include infrared astronomy, theoretical astrophysics, radio and radar astronomy and planetary science. The department places strong emphasis on the participation of students in ongoing research projects. It strives to foster an interdisciplinary approach to solving astronomical problems and maintains strong ties with other departments. Many undergraduate and graduate alumni of Cornell astronomy have become leaders in the field.

Since the early days of space exploration, Cornell astronomers have played major roles in NASA missions to explore the solar system and distant universe.



Examples ADC’s work for the Department of Astronomy:

Arecibo Observatory Upgrade