Tim Haines wins prize at “Thin, Thick and Dark Disks” Conference

Graduate student Tim Haines has been awarded a prize from the Institute Franscini and the University of Zurich at the Conference "Thin, Thick and Dark Disks", in Ascona Switzerland, in recognition of the best oral presentation of the Conference.

Aug.03.2017 | Continue Reading »

WHAM Sky Survey: Public Release

The first all-sky kinematic survey of ionized gas in the Milky Way is now available for download to the community.

Mar.17.2017 | Continue Reading »

Star Tracker Guides Rocket to Success

The Wisconsin-built Star Tracker 5000 did it again: it guided the Polar Night Nitric Oxide or PolarNOx payload atop a Black Brant IX sounding rocket for a successful observation of Earth's atmosphere, launching from Alaska.

Jan.31.2017 | Continue Reading »

Get ready for fireworks

Hubble observes dazzling star formation in "Skyrocket" galaxy. A team of researchers including UW-Madison's Jay Gallagher, are watching this tadpole galaxy eat pristine cosmic gas to make new stars.

Jun.29.2016 | Continue Reading »

SAMS Helps SALT See

The Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) recently received an upgrade to its mirror segments.

May.27.2016 | Continue Reading »

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