articles tagged "Blakesley Burkhart"

Summer Time Astronomy!

Tuesday, 30 July 2013 | Radio Astronomy

Summer is here and it is one of the best times of the year to get outside and see the night time sky! Astronomers at UW Madison offer several programs for the public to get involved in night time viewing, including the Universe in the Park program and at the Washburn Observatory. Listen now! more »

Black Holes Suck

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 | Radio Astronomy
Image credit: NASA APOD

From the center of the Galaxy to the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), Black Holes are one of the most mysterious topics of astronomy and physics. In this clip we discuss some aspects of black holes and why it is difficult to create one in the LHC. more »

Saucy Saturn Takes a Tour of the Madison Skies!

Thursday, 20 June 2013 | Radio Astronomy

Saturn is up tonight on Radio Astronomy! Listen now! more »

Vacation to Mars!

Thursday, 6 June 2013 | Radio Astronomy
Global images taken by the Wide-Field Planetary Camera 2 on the Hubble Space Telescope. The image  is of the Syrtis Major region (centered on roughly 270 degrees longitude).  Image credit: NASA & NSSDC

Win a vacation to Mars when you pledge during the 2013 Summer Pledge Drive! more »

Molecular Clouds!

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 | Radio Astronomy
Horsehead Nebula

In this special, double-length feature Blakesley comes back from Brazil and fills us in on all the cool Astronomy she did there. Jenna and Blakesley discuss what makes molecular clouds so cool. more »

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