MaNGA Commissioning Underway

The first set of 17 IFUs for the Sloan IV MaNGA Survey has been installed at APO and commissioning is now underway. The IFUs were designed and tested at Washburn Labs under the leadership of Matt Bershady.

Feb.05.2014 | Continue Reading »

Claire Murray Wins Stebbins Award

Graduate student Claire Murray has won the Stebbins Award for her research on the warm neutral medium (WNM).

Dec.12.2013 | Continue Reading »

Natalie Gosnell Wins Jansky Award

Graduate student Natalie Gosnell has won the Jansky Award for her research on blue stragglers.

Dec.12.2013 | Continue Reading »

Fall 2013 Issue of Washburn Observer

The fall 2013 issue of the department newsletter is now available online.

Dec.10.2013 | Continue Reading »

Star Tracker Profiled in UW Video Release

A Video released by the UW press office details the Star Tracker 5000 and its recent performance in guiding a sounding rocket to a successful observation of comet ISON.

Dec.09.2013 | Continue Reading »

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