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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
After being closed for nearly two years for unexpected repairs, the University of Wisconsin—Madison’s Washburn Observatory is back in business for public viewing.
Feb.26.2016 | Continue Reading »