Tag Space & astronomy
A group of UW–Madison students used a foundry to cast a stand-in for a spacecraft that may rendezvous with a comet two decades from now.
A unique high-speed camera, designed to capture the fleeting effects of gamma rays crashing into the Earth’s atmosphere, will soon be on its way from the University of Wisconsin–Madison to Arizona’s Mount Hopkins.
Ever wondered what it’s like to unearth a long-buried human ancestor? Or to peer into the night sky to discover the mysteries of galaxy evolution? Find out Thursday.
The effects of the partial eclipse in Wisconsin will be subtle, but worth watching nonetheless.
An undergraduate's work confirms we live in a hole in the cosmos, and sheds light on how we measure the rate at which the universe is expanding.