Welcome ‘16/‘17 Class of Grad Students!

We welcome four new Astro graduate students to Madison: Kendall Hall, Erika Carlson, Logan Jones, and Camilo Machuca.

Sep.16.2016 | Continue Reading »

Ellen Zweibel Wins 2016 Maxwell Prize

We are proud to announce that UW-Madison Astronomy Professor Ellen Zweibel is the the 2016 James Clerk Maxwell Prize Winner for Plasma Physics. Congratulations on this tremendous honor!

Jul.21.2016 | Continue Reading »

Get ready for fireworks

Hubble observes dazzling star formation in "Skyrocket" galaxy. A team of researchers including UW-Madison's Jay Gallagher, are watching this tadpole galaxy eat pristine cosmic gas to make new stars.

Jun.29.2016 | Continue Reading »

Probing the Universe for Sound Waves

Dark Energy and Cosmic Sound—a free public lecture by Professor Daniel Eisenstein—will take place at 8pm on Monday, June 27th at the Fluno Center.

Jun.20.2016 | Continue Reading »

Diermeier and Fluno Fellowships Announced

Three generous donations have helped establish two major graduate fellowships for the UW-Madison Department of Astronomy.

Jun.07.2016 | Continue Reading »

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