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 »

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 »

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