The Planets: An HD Odyssey Gives Tour of Solar System

The Madison Symphony Orchestra opened their concert season last weekend with Gustav Holst’s masterpiece, “The Planets,” accompanied by a stunning HD film.

Sep.28.2016 | Continue Reading »

Mind the Dust!

Space travel at relativistic speeds has its dangers - just ask our very own Alex Lazarian and Badger alumni Thiem Hoang and Blakesley Burkhart.

Sep.18.2016 | Continue Reading »

Welcome ‘16/‘17 Class of Grad Students!

We welcome four new Astro graduate students to Madison: Kendall Hall, Erika Carlson, Logan Jones, and Camilo Machuca.

Sep.16.2016 | Continue Reading »

UitP Sets Up Shop at Mirror Lake State Park

After twenty years, Universe in the Park (UitP) still continues to draw crowds to state parks throughout Wisconsin.

Aug.12.2016 | Continue Reading »

Ellen Zweibel Wins 2016 Maxwell Prize

We are proud to announce that UW-Madison Astronomy Professor Ellen Zweibel is the the 2016 James Clerk Maxwell Prize Winner for Plasma Physics. Congratulations on this tremendous honor!

Jul.21.2016 | Continue Reading »

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