UW-Madison scientists challenge formation narrative for Magellanic Clouds

A new model developed by scientists in the UW-Madison Astronomy and Physics Departments is pushing the cutting edge of our understanding of the formation and evolution of the Magellanic System.

Nov.22.2021 | Continue Reading »

Wisconsin team develops magnetic shield to protect computers and astronauts

A team composed of Elena D'Onghia, Paolo Desiati and Kieran Furlong have developed a new technology based on magnetic fields to protect quantum computers and astronauts from cosmic radiation.

Oct.08.2021 | Continue Reading »

Recognizing Astronomy PhD graduates from the 2020-2021 Academic year

Congratulations to Jacqueline Goldstein, Kendall Hall, Logan Jones, and Julie Davis! We wish them luck in their careers and future projects.

Aug.30.2021 | Continue Reading »

Tracing the mass budget for planet formation

Professor Coco Zhang leads a team that has just been awarded 103 hours of observing time on the ALMA radio telescope, to study planet-forming disks.

Aug.18.2021 | Continue Reading »

NEID instrument passes Operational Readiness Review

On 2 June 2021 the WIYN Telescope’s latest state-of-the-art instrument, the extreme precision radial velocity spectrograph called NEID, passed its Operational Readiness Review with flying colors.

Jun.25.2021 | Continue Reading »

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