Ka Ho Yuen named Oppenheimer Distinguished Postdoc Fellow

Following his recent Ph.D. defense, Ka Ho will work at Los Alamos National Laboratories as an Oppenheimer Distinguished Postdoc Fellow

Apr.30.2022 | Continue Reading »

Astronomy Undergraduate Receives 2022 Goldwater Scholarship

Sophomore Lucy Steffes, who works in Astronomy with Prof. Snezana Stanimirovic and graduate student Dan Rybarczyk, received the prestigious scholarship.

Apr.28.2022 | Continue Reading »

Campus-Wide Early Excellence in Teaching Award

Each year, UW-Madison recognizes teaching assistants with campus-wide TA Awards. This year, Astronomy graduate student Rachel McClure received one!

Feb.14.2022 | Continue Reading »

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 »

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