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.

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. (Photo of the Orion Nebula courtesy NASA and the Hubble Space Telescope Orion Treasury Project Team )

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