The Summer 2016 Washburn Observer

Read our latest newsletter, with exciting science, updates on department news, stories about life as an astronomer, and much more.

Jun.01.2016 | Continue Reading »

ISM Conference in Madison

The conference on star formation, magnetic field, and turbulence — honoring the contributions of Richard Crutcher and Carl Heiles — will be held May 23-27 in conjunction with the 2016 Midwest Magnetic Fields Meeting.

Mar.18.2016 | Continue Reading »

Charee Peters Inducted to Prestigious Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

The Bouchet Graduate Honor Society, named in honor of Edward Alexander Bouchet, was established to commemorate the first African American to earn a doctorate degree from an American University (Physics, Yale University, 1876).

Mar.06.2016 | Continue Reading »

Washburn Observatory Reopens After Dome Repair

After being closed for nearly two years for unexpected repairs, the University of Wisconsin—Madison’s Washburn Observatory is back in business for public viewing.

Feb.26.2016 | Continue Reading »

Jenna Ryon and Claire Murray Honored with Jansky Award

The Jansky Award is given to honor outstanding research accomplishments and scientific independence, leadership, and creativity.

Feb.17.2016 | Continue Reading »

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