Chris Impey

Chris Impey

University Distinguished Professor, Department of Astronomy
University of Arizona


The large-scale structure and evolution of the universe, using telescopes and other instruments.

In the news

UA Astronomer: Enough With the Lectures

Humble Before the Void, Chris Impey’s recently published book, details his experience bringing low-tech educational tools to India, where he has traveled in each of the past six years to teach cosmology in the Science for Monks leadership academy set up by the Dalai Lama.
— Arizona Daily Star

Galaxies & Cosmology

Chris Impey discussed the structure of galaxies, exoplanets, the big bang, and various other topics in astronomy and cosmology. 
— Coast to Coast AM



Department of Astronomy
Steward Observatory
Steward Room 334 

The University of Arizona
933 North Cherry Ave.
Tucson, AZ, 85721

Phone: 520-621-6522