Planetary systems

The Astrophysical and Planetary Science department at the University of Colorado Boulder is a very diverse department with interests in planets, stars, galaxies, cosmology and the techniques to measure interpret and teach. We work closely with a number of other departments (physics, aerospace, geology, chemistry, etc.) as well as with a number of scientific labs positoned in Boulder. Our faculty is distributed amongst the fields below:  

Planetary Science

Observational Astrophysics

Theoretical Astrophysics

Astronomy Education

Space Physics

Solar Physics

Instrumentation