Astronomy and Astrophysics: A Guide to Archival Holdings

Vermilion River Observatory, Radio AstronomyInstruction in astronomy commenced in 1892 as an offering of the Mathematics Department. In August 1921, the Board of Trustees authorized that the Division of Astronomy in the Department of Mathematics be organized as a separate Department of Astronomy. In 1957, the Department began a program of cooperative investigation with the United States Office of Naval Research and, in 1962, the radio telescope site at Vermilion River Observatory was completed. The courses offered range from descriptive astronomy to aeronomy, with B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees offered.

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