Bautz Lecturer to Discuss Galactic Archeology

Celebrated German Astrophysicist Eva Graebel, the 2016 Bautz Lecturer, will discuss how to study the history of galaxies based on their current state in a public presentation at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery. Please join us on November 16 for this intriguing event.

Nov.04.2016 | Continue Reading »

2016 Whitford Lecture by Ken Sembach

The Director of the Space Telescope Science Institute will describe NASA big, bold new space telescope, the James Webb Space Telescope and Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope.

Oct.26.2016 | Continue Reading »

2016 Stebbins Award

Congratulations Dhanesh Krishnarao on winning the 2016 Stebbins award for his work using the WHAM telescope to study the inner Sag-Car spiral arm of our Galaxy.

Oct.20.2016 | Continue Reading »

Hilldale lecture draws noted astrophysicist with climate message

Noted astrophysicist Frank Shu will talk about reversing climate change when he visits the University of Wisconsin–Madison to deliver the Hilldale Lecture in the Physical Sciences.

Oct.06.2016 | Continue Reading »

Mind the Dust!

Space travel at relativistic speeds has its dangers - just ask our very own Alex Lazarian and Badger alumni Thiem Hoang and Blakesley Burkhart.

Sep.18.2016 | Continue Reading »

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