Tag Space & astronomy
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.
New evidence confirms a critical theory of how the planets in our solar system behave in their orbits around the sun, producing big changes in Earth's climate.
James Lawler is a professor of physics known for devising techniques to measure the chemical elements in the sun and other stars.
Read the complete text of Capt. James A. Lovell's commencement address to 2016 winter graduates.
"It’s always good when people take an interest in astronomical objects, but I wouldn't wake the kids up at 3 a.m.” says UW–Madison Space Place Director Jim Lattis.
Frank Shu, who has done pioneering research in astronomy on planetary disks, the origin of meteorites and the evolution of stars, will talk about reversing climate change.