Filaments and Swirls in a Massive Galaxy

With the help of the Hubble Space Telescope, a team of scientists including Jay Gallagher and Ellen Zweibel have imaged the messy gas in the galaxy NGC 4696.

Dec.07.2016 | Continue Reading »

The Planets: An HD Odyssey Gives Tour of Solar System

The Madison Symphony Orchestra opened their concert season last weekend with Gustav Holst’s masterpiece, “The Planets,” accompanied by a stunning HD film.

Sep.28.2016 | Continue Reading »

Mind the Dust!

Space travel at relativistic speeds has its dangers - just ask our very own Alex Lazarian and Badger alumni Thiem Hoang and Blakesley Burkhart.

Sep.18.2016 | Continue Reading »

UitP Sets Up Shop at Mirror Lake State Park

After twenty years, Universe in the Park (UitP) still continues to draw crowds to state parks throughout Wisconsin.

Aug.12.2016 | Continue Reading »

Fluno Center Hosts SDSS-IV Collaboration Meeting

Last week, astronomers from around the globe gathered in Madison for a series of meetings related to the latest science from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey.

Jul.07.2016 | Continue Reading »

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