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 »
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 will work with three partner institutions to characterize stars that end their lives in supernova explosions.
Jul.15.2013 | Continue Reading »
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 »