News

Three UW-Madison faculty elected as 2021 AAS Fellows

Professors Amy Barger, Jay Gallagher and Ellen Zweibel have been elected as 2021 Fellows by the American Astronomical Society.

Feb.01.2021 | Continue Reading »

Giant Planet Orbiting Tiny White Dwarf

Brand new UW-Madison Professor Andrew Vanderburg and his team discovered the first known gas giant planet in close orbit around a white dwarf star, published in the 09/16/2020 edition of Nature. The discovery has important implications for planetary…

Sep.16.2020 | Continue Reading »

UW Astronomy on the Cover of Nature

UW astronomers published research on the Magellanic Stream that is featured on the cover of the September 10, 2020 issue of Nature.

Sep.10.2020 | Continue Reading »

Congratulations, Chambliss and Sigma-Xi Winner Anthony Taylor

UW-Madison Astronomy grad student wins AAS Chambliss and Sigma-Xi Grant.

Jun.15.2020 | Continue Reading »

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Events

A Collage of Exoplanets on the Mass-Period Diagram

Ji Wang, Ohio State University

Colloquium; Mar.11.2021 | Details »

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