UW-Madison researchers explore alternative stellar lifestyles

Scientists led by UW-Astronomy Prof. Robert Mathieu and former student Natalie Gosnell confirm one of the possible explanations for the existence of blue straggler stars.

Dec.09.2015 | Continue Reading »

UW Alumn Ali Bramson Discovers Giant Ice on Mars

UW-Madison Astronomy major Ali Bramson recently published the discovery of an enormous ice-sheet larger than the entire state of Texas on Mars

Sep.25.2015 | Continue Reading »

UW Astro in the News

Grad students Jenna Ryon and Arthur Eigenbrot present Universe in the Park on News 3 (NBC)

Jul.08.2015 | Continue Reading »

Bat Astronomy

UW Astronomy Professor Sebastian Heinz and an international team of scientists have detected the largest and brightest X-ray light echo to date and used it to measure the distance to an important neutron star

Jun.23.2015 | Continue Reading »

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