A Radio View od the 2017 Eclipse

See what it looks like when our small radio telescope atop Sterling Hall observes the eclipse

Aug.22.2017 | Continue Reading »

Astronomy Video Game Developed at UW–Madison Wins National People’s Choice Award

“At Play in the Cosmos,” an educational video game developed at the University of Wisconsin–Madison with help from Rich Townsend, is the winner of the Third Annual Mashable + Games for Change People’s Choice Award.

Aug.18.2017 | Continue Reading »

Limited Supply of Eclipse Glasses Still Available

We will have a limited supply of eclipse glasses on hand to sell at UW Space Place on 08/17 from 12:00-1:00pm and on 08/18 from 7:00-9:00pm. Please note that sales are limited to two pairs per family, while supplies last. Please understand that we cannot make any guaranty of availability.

Aug.14.2017 | Continue Reading »

The Great 2017 Solar Eclipse

Be prepared for the Great American Eclipse on 08/21. While not in the path of totality, Madison will see a partial solar eclipse. Find out how to experience it best.

Aug.09.2017 | Continue Reading »

Tim Haines wins prize at “Thin, Thick and Dark Disks” Conference

Graduate student Tim Haines has been awarded a prize from the Institute Franscini and the University of Zurich at the Conference "Thin, Thick and Dark Disks", in Ascona Switzerland, in recognition of the best oral presentation of the Conference.

Aug.03.2017 | Continue Reading »

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