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Cornell's Corners of the Sky

Photo of the Arecibo radio telescope

Astronomical research at Cornell spans the universe. From Arecibo's "giant eye in the jungle," to the Spitzer Space Telescope, to the Mars Exploration Rovers Spirit and Opportunity, to the Cassini Mission to Saturn, our gaze extends from Earth's near neighbors to the far-flung corners of our galaxy and beyond.