Urania, Muse of Astronomy
"Although the stars do not speak, even in being silent they cry out."
The astronomy & astrophysics program at WSU is part of the
Department of Physics and Astronomy.
Students in astronomy and physics share a common learning environment and
many of the same courses. The program's research-active astronomers
mentor 100% of astrophysics undergraduates in hands-on research
The nucleus of the astrophysics program faculty is a group consisting
of Dr. Sukanta Bose,
Dr. Mathew Duez,
Dr. Guy Worthey,
Dr. Michael Allen, and adjunct professors Frederick Raab, head of
and John Blakeslee,
astronomer at the Hertzburg Institute of Astrophysics.
student researchers, physics
outreach coordinator, and support
staff complete the astrophysics program.
About the images that appear on the astronomy
pages . . .