Elena D’Onghia Models Dynamics of Milky Way

The art of modeling the dynamics of the Milky Way through supercomputer simulations of unprecedented resolution is the focus of Assistant Professor Elena D'Onghia's research.

Jul.29.2013 | Continue Reading »

Galaxies Fed by Funnels of Fuel

Grainger Postdoctoral Fellow Alyson Brooks, an expert in galaxy simulations, co-authored a paper on a "cold mode" theory of galaxy formation.

Jul.16.2013 | Continue Reading »

UW Astronomy in SPIDER’s Web

UW Astronomy will work with three partner institutions to characterize stars that end their lives in supernova explosions.

Jul.15.2013 | Continue Reading »

Rocket Launch Successful

The June 5 launch of a NASA sounding rocket carrying the UW's Star Tracker 5000 was successful.

Jul.02.2013 | Continue Reading »

WORT’s “Radio Astronomy” Delivers Astro News to Public

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 »

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