New Campus Supercomputer Simulates Stellar Migration

UW-Astronomy postdoc Carlos Vera-Ciro and Assistant Professor Elena D'Onghia have just completed the first massively parallel scientific simulation at the new UW-Madison supercomputer.

Aug.04.2013 | Continue Reading »

Elena D’Onghia Models Dynamics of Milky Way

The art of modeling the dynamics of the Milky Way through supercomputer simulations of unprecedented resolution is the focus of Assistant Professor Elena D'Onghia's research.

Jul.29.2013 | Continue Reading »

Galaxies Fed by Funnels of Fuel

Grainger Postdoctoral Fellow Alyson Brooks, an expert in galaxy simulations, co-authored a paper on a "cold mode" theory of galaxy formation.

Jul.16.2013 | Continue Reading »

UW Astronomy in SPIDER’s Web

UW Astronomy will work with three partner institutions to characterize stars that end their lives in supernova explosions.

Jul.15.2013 | Continue Reading »

Rocket Launch Successful

The June 5 launch of a NASA sounding rocket carrying the UW's Star Tracker 5000 was successful.

Jul.02.2013 | Continue Reading »

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