Stars That Go Bump in the Night

Professor Bob Mathieu will share the story of "blue stragglers" at the Iowa County Astronomers meeting on May 3rd.

Apr.29.2013 | Continue Reading »

Washburn Astronomical Laboratories Interim Director Named

Dr. Marsha Wolf has agreed to serve as Interim Director of the Washburn Astronomical Laboratories.

Apr.11.2013 | Continue Reading »

Puzzle of how spiral galaxies get their arms comes into focus

UW-Madison astrophysicist sheds light on the question of where the arms in spiral galaxies like the Milky Way come from.

Apr.04.2013 | Continue Reading »

Elena D’Onghia Awarded Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship

For her research on the dynamics of galaxies, Assistant Professor Elena D’Onghia is one of 126 researchers nationwide to be awarded a 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship.

Feb.18.2013 | Continue Reading »

Washburn Astronomical Laboratories Established

The Washburn Astronomical Laboratories is a new organization within the department dedicated to the development and implementation of astronomical instrumentation.

Feb.12.2013 | Continue Reading »

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