E.E. Barnard

  • Vanderbilt University

    E. Bronson Ingram College’s two halls named for distinguished alumni

    Astronomer Edward Emerson “E.E.” Barnard and journalist Christine Sadler Coe will be memorialized on campus as the halls of the new E. Bronson Ingram College are named in their honor. Read More

    Apr. 26, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt launches programming for total solar eclipse

    The first total solar eclipse to sweep across the United States in 99 years will occur on Aug. 21, with Nashville in its direct path. The Office of the Vice Provost for Learning and Residential Affairs, in partnership with a variety of internal and external partners, including Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory, is coordinating a series of student competitions, curricular and co-curricular programs, and special events to celebrate. Read More

    Mar. 6, 2017

  • Technology enhances perceptions at Vanderbilt Libraries exhibition

    "Picturing Our World," a new exhibition at Vanderbilt Libraries, juxtaposes recent technological advances with more traditional images of the universe and our place in it. Read More

    Aug. 24, 2015

  • Campers and O'Dell with models

    Dyer campers bring the Hubble Space Telescope to Earth

    Nashville-area middle-schoolers attending Dyer Observatory’s space camp will demonstrate functioning scale models of the Hubble Space Telescope on Friday, June 26, accompanied by a presentation by Hubble founding project scientist and Vanderbilt astronomer C. R. O'Dell. Read More

    Jul. 24, 2013

  • exoplanets

    Discovery of the smallest exoplanets: The Barnard’s star connection

    The smallest exoplanets yet discovered orbit a dwarf star almost identical to Barnard’s star, one of the Sun’s nearest neighbors. The similarity helped the astronomers calculate the size of the distant planets. Read More

    Jan. 11, 2012

  • Y-class brown dwarf

    Vanderbilt’s links to the solar neighborhood

    Astronomer Davy Kirkpatrick (Courtesy of Davy Kirkpatrick) If Davy Kirkpatrick’s calculations stand up, then Vanderbilt will have solid connections to two of the Sun’s nearest stellar neighbors. One link is long standing. Barnard’s star, which is six light years away from the Sun and its second-closest… Read More

    Sep. 15, 2011