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Haverford College
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    Boughn will be heading off to Princeton University for a final sabbatical year before his “official” retirement, but we caught up with him for a chat about his nearly three decades at Haverford.
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    Visiting Assistant Professor of Astronomy John Bochanski and his team, which includes Associate Professor of Astronomy Beth Willman, published a letter in Astrophysical Journal Letters detailing the discovery of two cool red giants which are more than 700,000 light years away.
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    The Shaw Prize-winning University of Virginia professor and his brother, Steve, the astronaut who used the robot arm of the space shuttle Discovery to lift the Hubble Space Telescope out of the cargo bay while flying in orbit, are profiled for making astronomy the "family business" of sorts.
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    The assistant professor of astronomy is interviewed in an article about a new study that suggests a dwarf galaxy circling the Milky Way may be a fossil left over from the early universe.
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    Erin Boettcher ’12, Emily Dix ’12, Jacob Seeley ’12, Elizabeth Lamkin ’13, and Matthew Smith ’13 have all been awarded three years of support for their graduate studies in the sciences.

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