The Centre of Astrophysics Valparaiso (CAV) is performing research projects in several key areas of astrophysics ranging from planet formation to theoretical cosmology. Our research programs include astronomical observations using the arsenal of excellent telescopes located in Chile as well as extensive computer modelling of astrophysical phenomena. The CAV staff are also members of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, DFA.
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Research at the Center for Astrophysics of the University of Valparaíso covers three fundamental areas: