AR Scorpii is a binary star system unlike any we’ve ever seen before! Listen to learn how astronomers discovered this bizarre system with a red dwarf star that is constantly under fire from the corpse of its binary companion.
Anna and Ben discuss the newest discovered world in our solar system, a small satellite in orbit around the dwarf planet Makemake. See the press release.
UW Madison astronomy graduate student Anna Williams interviews fellow graduate student Jenna Ryon about her dissertation research on star clusters in nearby galaxies. Star clusters are massive groupings of stars that are bound together by gravity. Jenna explains how we observe these objects in nearby galaxies and how these observations help us learn about star […]
UW Madison Astronomy graduates Jacqueline Goldstein and Anna Williams tell you about the exoplanet HD 131399Ab and its triple suns, directly imaged by the ESO’s Very Large Telescope.
(WORT) — UW astronomy scholars Ben Rosenwasser and Anna Williams tell you about the Juno mission, which just arrived in orbit around Jupiter. NASA says it’s the hardest thing they’ve ever done.
(WORT) — UW astronomy scholars Anna Williams and Jacqueline Goldstein discuss what’s happening with the Hubble Space Telescope, as well as its legacy and its future.