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 »

Professor Bryan Gaensler Visits Department as Whitford Lecturer

Join us April 14th from 3:30-5pm for a talk by Professor Bryan Gaensler, Director of the Dunlap Institute and the UW Astronomy Department's Spring Whitford Lecturer.

Apr.13.2016 | Continue Reading »

ISM Conference in Madison

The conference on star formation, magnetic field, and turbulence — honoring the contributions of Richard Crutcher and Carl Heiles — will be held May 23-27 in conjunction with the 2016 Midwest Magnetic Fields Meeting.

Mar.18.2016 | Continue Reading »

Charee Peters Inducted to Prestigious Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

The Bouchet Graduate Honor Society, named in honor of Edward Alexander Bouchet, was established to commemorate the first African American to earn a doctorate degree from an American University (Physics, Yale University, 1876).

Mar.06.2016 | Continue Reading »

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