The Milky Way

Meet Catherine Pilachowski

Catherine "Caty" Pilachowski teaches and conducts research on the evolution of stars and the chemical history of the Milky Way Galaxy. She holds the Kirkwood Chair in Astronomy in the College of Arts and Sciences at IU Bloomington. She served for more than 20 years on the scientific staff of the National Optical Astronomy Observatory in Tucson, Arizona.

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A Thing of Beauty was made possible by:

Faculty guests: Roger Hangarter, Jason Jackson, Ellen MacKay, Catherine Pilachowski, Kate Rowold, Eric Sandweiss and Betsy Stirratt; host Claire Repsholdt; editor and producer Jon Pieczynski; John Lucaites, associate dean for Arts and Humanities and Undergraduate Education; Tracy Bee, director of Academic Initiatives, College of Arts and Sciences; Themester 2016 Faculty Advisory Committee; The College of Arts + Sciences, Indiana University Bloomington.