Mind the Dust!

Space travel at relativistic speeds has its dangers - just ask our very own Alex Lazarian and Badger alumni Thiem Hoang and Blakesley Burkhart.

Sep.18.2016 | Continue Reading »

Welcome ‘16/‘17 Class of Grad Students!

We welcome four new Astro graduate students to Madison: Kendall Hall, Erika Carlson, Logan Jones, and Camilo Machuca.

Sep.16.2016 | Continue Reading »

UitP Sets Up Shop at Mirror Lake State Park

After twenty years, Universe in the Park (UitP) still continues to draw crowds to state parks throughout Wisconsin.

Aug.12.2016 | Continue Reading »

Ellen Zweibel Wins 2016 Maxwell Prize

We are proud to announce that UW-Madison Astronomy Professor Ellen Zweibel is the the 2016 James Clerk Maxwell Prize Winner for Plasma Physics. Congratulations on this tremendous honor!

Jul.21.2016 | Continue Reading »

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"Nuclear clusters and (supermassive) black holes"

Fabio Antonini, Northwestern University

Colloquium; Sep.29.2016 | Details »

Saturday Science Workshop

Space Place; Oct.01.2016 | Details »

Washburn Public Observing

Washburn; Oct.05.2016 | Details »

Journey to the Center of our Milky Way Galaxy

Cornelia Lang, University of Iowa

Space Place; Oct.06.2016 | Details »

Saturday Science Workshop

Space Place; Oct.08.2016 | Details »

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