A Video released by the UW press office details the Star Tracker 5000 and its recent performance in guiding a sounding rocket to a successful observation of comet ISON.
Dec.09.2013 | Continue Reading »
UW-Madison Professor Sebastian Heinz and his team report the discovery of a new supernova remnant, showing that it hosts the youngest known X-ray binary.
Dec.05.2013 | Continue Reading »
Congratulations to Washburn Labs on a world premiere: the flawless delivery, installation, and inauguration of the first ever adaptive fiber IFUs for the WIYN telescope.
Nov.15.2013 | Continue Reading »
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 »
Watch what took billions of years in real life in just 2:16 min from the comfort of your chair!
Nov.20.2012 | Continue Reading »