NASA X-ray Telescopes Find Black Hole May Be a Neutrino Factory

Researchers have found evidence that the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way may be generating neutrinos.

Nov.17.2014 | Continue Reading »

The Party’s Over for These Youthful Compact Galaxies

Research began here at UW explores triggering mechanism of high velocity outflows

Nov.13.2014 | Continue Reading »

Badger Astronomers who worked on the launch of the Sloan 4

As the MaNGA survey provides data, we congratulate these Wisconsin Astronomers who contributed their expertise to the project. Here's a run-down on who was involved.

Jul.21.2014 | Continue Reading »

Sloan 4 Begins Observations

The Sloan 4 Digital Sky Survey 4 began operations on July 1. Wisconsin's Astronomy department played key roles in its development.

Jul.14.2014 | Continue Reading »

Blue Straggler Secret Revealed by Hubble

UW Astronomers show that mysterious blue straggler stars form through mass transfer in binary systems by identifying white dwarf "corpses" of former companion stars with the Hubble Space Telescope.

Feb.27.2014 | Continue Reading »

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