“Expanding Your Horizons” Introduces Middle School Girls to STEM Careers

The Astronomy Department introduced 31 middle school girls to the life of an astronomer at a UW "Expanding Your Horizons" event.

Nov.19.2013 | Continue Reading »

First Light for Two New WIYN Instruments

Congratulations to Washburn Labs on a world premiere: the flawless delivery, installation, and inauguration of the first ever adaptive fiber IFUs for the WIYN telescope.

Nov.15.2013 | Continue Reading »

Nick Pingel Investigates Turbulence of Starless Molecular Cloud

UW-Madison Astronomy Department grad Nick Pingel's (May 2013) first-author publication, "Characterizing the Turbulent Properties of the Starless Molecular Cloud MBM16," has been accepted for publication by the Astrophysical Journal.

Nov.14.2013 | Continue Reading »

UW and College of Menominee Nation Collaborate on Intro Astronomy Course

A collaborative introductory astronomy course taught by UW-Madison and College of Menominee Nation (Keshena, WI) staff will be offered next spring.

Nov.04.2013 | Continue Reading »

A Star is Born

Grainger Postdoctoral Fellow Aleks Diamond-Stanic's work on the discovery of a galaxy that's igniting new stars faster than ever seen before is featured in the University of California, San Diego "Triton" alumni magazine.

Oct.21.2013 | Continue Reading »

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