The June 5 launch of a NASA sounding rocket carrying the UW's Star Tracker 5000 was successful.
Jul.02.2013 | Continue Reading »
The Astronomy Department's weekly 5-minute "Radio Astronomy" show airs on WORT 89.9 FM, Madison's community radio station, at approximately 6:50 pm Tuesdays.
Jul.01.2013 | Continue Reading »
NSF Astronomy & Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellow Britt Lundgren is an expert on quasar absorption lines and uses them to study how galaxies evolve in terms of their gas content.
Jun.25.2013 | Continue Reading »
Honors students in the introductory Astronomy 103 course gave 15-minute planetarium presentations to a group of their classmates.
Jun.24.2013 | Continue Reading »
From Antigo, Wisconsin, Maggie Turnbull (BS Astronomy 1998) searches for signs of extraterrestrial life.
Jun.17.2013 | Continue Reading »