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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 »

UW Professor Dares to Stare in Medusa’s Eye

A team of researchers including UW-Madison Professor Jay Gallagher study intense star formation in the Medusa galaxy.

Jun.17.2015 | Continue Reading »

Astronomy students present at UW Undergraduate Symposium

At the UW Undergraduate Symposium, a number of Astronomy majors presented the research projects they are working on in collaboration with Departmental faculty and scientists.

Apr.27.2015 | Continue Reading »

Automation offers big solution to big data in astronomy

UW-Madison astronomer Bob Lindner has spearheaded the creation of new software for fast analysis of the tsunami of data which the upcoming Square Kilometer Array (SKA) will generate.

Mar.25.2015 | Continue Reading »

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