Welcome, 2012/2013 Class of Grad Students

The UW-Madison Astronomy Department welcomes the incoming 2012/2013 class of graduate students.

Oct.01.2012 | Continue Reading »

Taking Astronomy to Wisconsin State Parks

Universe in the Park, a popular UW-Madison Department of Astronomy outreach program that introduces the general public to astronomy, continues through October in state park campgrounds.

Sep.12.2012 | Continue Reading »

Hubble HSP on Display at Space Place

The High Speed Photometer (HSP), designed and built at UW-Madison and one of the original scientific instruments on board the Hubble Space Telescope, has returned to Madison and will be on display at Space Place.

Jul.17.2012 | Continue Reading »

Venus Transit at Washburn & Space Place

Hundreds of people gathered at UW-Madison’s historic Washburn Observatory and at the Astronomy Department’s Space Place Tuesday night to view the transit of Venus.

Jun.07.2012 | Continue Reading »

Washburn Observer

The spring 2012 issue of the department newsletter is now available online.

May.15.2012 | Continue Reading »

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