In December, Astronomy 113 students had a rare opportunity to operate the Arecibo radio telescope as part of their hands-on exploration of the Universe.
Jan.10.2012 | Continue Reading »
Astronomy Department chair Bob Mathieu has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Dec.13.2011 | Continue Reading »
Impressions from the first semester of commissioning of the Robert Stobie Spectrograph on the SALT telescope.
Nov.28.2011 | Continue Reading »
The Fall 2011 edition of the department newsletter is now available online
Nov.14.2011 | Continue Reading »
The 2011 Jansky Award of the UW-Madison Astronomy Department goes to Graduate Student Blakesley Burkhart.
Nov.02.2011 | Continue Reading »