March 2006 CLASnotes
In This Issue:
From discovering new planets to building the world’s largest telescope, the UF Department of Astronomy is quickly positioning itself as one of the leaders in the field.

A stained glass window dating back to 1938 is a prominent feature on the east façade of Dauer Hall. (Photo by Jane Dominguez)

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