Group of 8 people standing on and next to a wooden ladder. The ladder is room with a hardwood floor and brick wall, and directly next to a large telescope with a bright blue base.
Part of the Yerkes Team in the large dome, 2019

The University of Chicago team includes:


John Crerar Foundation Fellows

  • Clara del Junco
  • Biying Ling
  • Kristine Palmieri

Research Assistants

  • Daniel Babnigg
  • Isaiah Escapa
  • Aafia Sait

Student volunteers

  • Chloe Brettmann
  • Will Cerney
  • Ali Chapman
  • Ha Do
  • Rowen Glusman
  • Rachel Kovach-Fuentes
  • Olina Liang
  • Jason Lin
  • Michael Martinez
  • Liz Medina
  • Amanda Muratore
  • Buduka Ogonor
  • Sophie Poff
  • Jorge Sanchez
  • Audrey Scott
  • Abigail Sudit
  • Grace Wagner

Support for this project comes from the National Science Foundation (Grant AST-2101781), University of Chicago College Innovation Fund, John Crerar Foundation, Kathleen and Howard Zar Science Library Fund, Institute on the Formation of Knowledge, and Yerkes Future Foundation.