Magnetic Fields Halfway Across the Cosmos

UW Astronomers were part of a team that measured the magnetic field strength in a far-away galaxy, using a newly developed technique that involves gravitational lensing.

Aug.28.2017 | Continue Reading »

UW Undergrad Takes Stunning Sequence of Eclipse Images

See the 2017 solar eclipse unfold in a stunning series of images taken by Astronomy Major Lauren Laufman.

Aug.28.2017 | Continue Reading »

A Radio View od the 2017 Eclipse

See what it looks like when our small radio telescope atop Sterling Hall observes the eclipse

Aug.22.2017 | Continue Reading »

Astronomy Video Game Developed at UW–Madison Wins National People’s Choice Award

“At Play in the Cosmos,” an educational video game developed at the University of Wisconsin–Madison with help from Rich Townsend, is the winner of the Third Annual Mashable + Games for Change People’s Choice Award.

Aug.18.2017 | Continue Reading »

Limited Supply of Eclipse Glasses Still Available

We will have a limited supply of eclipse glasses on hand to sell at UW Space Place on 08/17 from 12:00-1:00pm and on 08/18 from 7:00-9:00pm. Please note that sales are limited to two pairs per family, while supplies last. Please understand that we cannot make any guaranty of availability.

Aug.14.2017 | Continue Reading »

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