Rich Townsend Awarded Tenure

Rich promoted to Associate Professor with tenure

Aug.18.2014 | Continue Reading »

Nick Hill - Best Student Speaker at Bright Emissaries Conference

Nick Hill wins award at recent conference

Aug.18.2014 | 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 »

Catch a GLIMPSE at TED

Using more than 2 million images collected by NASA’s orbiting Spitzer Space Telescope, a team of Wisconsin scientists has stitched together a dramatic 360-degree portrait of the Milky Way, providing new details of our galaxy’s structure and contents.

Mar.20.2014 | 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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