UW Alumn Ali Bramson Discovers Giant Ice on Mars

UW-Madison Astronomy major Ali Bramson recently published the discovery of an enormous ice-sheet larger than the entire state of Texas on Mars

Sep.25.2015 | Continue Reading »

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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 »

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