Early Photometry Tubes Going to Smithsonian

Smithsonian asks for some of the historically significant photodiodes and photomultipliers found in the closets of the astronomy department .

Feb.12.2015 | Continue Reading »

Open House Explores Astronomy Major

Open house gives undergraduates chance to learn more about astronomy as a major.

Feb.09.2015 | Continue Reading »

Vilas Associates Award Aids Heinz in Distance Research

Dr. Sebastian Heinz will use the Vilas Associates Award to test improvements in distance measurements

Feb.02.2015 | Continue Reading »

UW team Awarded Data from Kepler K2

A team of UW researchers was awarded data from Campaign 5 of the Kepler K2 mission.

Jan.22.2015 | Continue Reading »

Diamond-Stanic Honored for Work with First Wave Student

Dr Aleks Diamond-Stanic has received an award from the Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives recognizing his mentoring work with undergraduate Miona Short, a spoken word poet from Chicago.

Jan.20.2015 | Continue Reading »

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