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 »

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 »

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