Image of Circinus X-1 Selected as Picture of the Week

This beautiful image of Circinus X-1 is from a recent paper authored by Professor Sebastian Heinz and an international team of collaborators.

Apr.18.2016 | Continue Reading »

Professor Bryan Gaensler Visits Department as Whitford Lecturer

Join us April 14th from 3:30-5pm for a talk by Professor Bryan Gaensler, Director of the Dunlap Institute and the UW Astronomy Department's Spring Whitford Lecturer.

Apr.13.2016 | Continue Reading »

UW-Madison researchers explore alternative stellar lifestyles

Scientists led by UW-Astronomy Prof. Robert Mathieu and former student Natalie Gosnell confirm one of the possible explanations for the existence of blue straggler stars.

Dec.09.2015 | Continue Reading »

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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