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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 »

Vilas Associates Award Aids Heinz in Distance Research

Dr. Sebastian Heinz will use the Vilas Associates Award to test improvements in distance measurements

Feb.02.2015 | Continue Reading »

UW team Awarded Data from Kepler K2

A team of UW researchers was awarded data from Campaign 5 of the Kepler K2 mission.

Jan.22.2015 | Continue Reading »

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 »

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