New Campus Supercomputer Simulates Stellar Migration

UW-Astronomy postdoc Carlos Vera-Ciro and Assistant Professor Elena D'Onghia have just completed the first massively parallel scientific simulation at the new UW-Madison supercomputer.

Aug.04.2013 | Continue Reading »

Maggie Turnbull Searches for Life on Other Planets

From Antigo, Wisconsin, Maggie Turnbull (BS Astronomy 1998) searches for signs of extraterrestrial life.

Jun.17.2013 | Continue Reading »

NASA’s Spitzer Sees Milky Way’s Blooming Countryside

GLIMPSE 360 images show new views from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope of blooming stars in our Milky Way galaxy's more barren territories.

Jun.10.2013 | Continue Reading »

IceCube Neutrino Observatory Identifies High-energy Neutrinos

A massive telescope in the Antarctic ice reports the detection of 28 extremely high-energy neutrinos that might have their origin in cosmic sources.

May.20.2013 | Continue Reading »

Puzzle of how spiral galaxies get their arms comes into focus

UW-Madison astrophysicist sheds light on the question of where the arms in spiral galaxies like the Milky Way come from.

Apr.04.2013 | Continue Reading »

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