Probing the Universe for Sound Waves

Dark Energy and Cosmic Sound—a free public lecture by Professor Daniel Eisenstein—will take place at 8pm on Monday, June 27th at the Fluno Center.

Jun.20.2016 | Continue Reading »

Diermeier and Fluno Fellowships Announced

Three generous donations have helped establish two major graduate fellowships for the UW-Madison Department of Astronomy.

Jun.07.2016 | Continue Reading »

The Summer 2016 Washburn Observer

Read our latest newsletter, with exciting science, updates on department news, stories about life as an astronomer, and much more.

Jun.01.2016 | Continue Reading »

SAMS Helps SALT See

The Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) recently received an upgrade to its mirror segments.

May.27.2016 | Continue Reading »

Image of Circinus X-1 Selected as Picture of the Week

This beautiful image of Circinus X-1 is from a recent paper authored by Professor Sebastian Heinz and an international team of collaborators.

Apr.18.2016 | Continue Reading »

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