Diermeier and Fluno Fellowships Announced

Three generous donations have helped establish two major graduate fellowships for the UW-Madison Department of Astronomy.

Jun.07.2016 | Continue Reading »

The Summer 2016 Washburn Observer

Read our latest newsletter, with exciting science, updates on department news, stories about life as an astronomer, and much more.

Jun.01.2016 | Continue Reading »

SAMS Helps SALT See

The Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) recently received an upgrade to its mirror segments.

May.27.2016 | 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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