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 »
The Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) recently received an upgrade to its mirror segments.
May.27.2016 | Continue Reading »
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Dec.21.2015 | Continue Reading »
UW Astronomy Professor Sebastian Heinz and an international team of scientists have detected the largest and brightest X-ray light echo to date and used it to measure the distance to an important neutron star
Jun.23.2015 | Continue Reading »
Dr. Sebastian Heinz will use the Vilas Associates Award to test improvements in distance measurements
Feb.02.2015 | Continue Reading »