Observations Reveal Critical Interplay of Interstellar Dust and Hydrogen

An international team of astronomers confirms an interstellar grain alignment theory devised by Professor Alex Lazarian and former UW graduate student Thiem Hoang.

Sep.26.2013 | Continue Reading »

Podcast of Grad Student’s Radio Show

A podcast of grad student Blakeley Burkhardt's radio show "5-Minute Astronomy" is now available on iTunes

Sep.11.2013 | Continue Reading »

Welcome, 2013/14 Class of Grad Students

The UW-Madison Astronomy Department welcomes the incoming 2013/2014 class of graduate students.

Sep.09.2013 | Continue Reading »

High School Intern Measures Milky Way Rotation Curve

Madison West High School student Shauna Jacob worked as an intern this summer with Professor Snezana Stanimirovic's research group and used the 2.3-meter SRT constructed at the Pine Bluff Observatory.

Sep.05.2013 | Continue Reading »

Ellen Zweibel Podcast on Cosmic Rays

Professor Ellen Zweibel talks about the microphysics and macrophysics of cosmic rays in this Physics of Plasmas podcast.

Aug.19.2013 | Continue Reading »

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