Tonight we’re talking all about the weather, Space Weather! We talk about how the Sun influences the space around Earth and take a look at the aurora forecast for the next few months.
This week we hear from Arthur, who is on an observing run at Kitt Peak National Observatory just outside Tucson, Az. What is life like for Astronomers when they’re up on a mountain? Listen to find out!
The Ice Cube Neutrino Telescope run by the UW Physics Department has recently made discoveries that shed more light on mysterious dark matter!
The Planck Space Telescope looks at the oldest light in the Universe: the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB). What can it tell us about about how space itself evolved?
UW Madison Astronomy PhD student Jenna Ryon explains the importance of star clusters for studies of galaxy evolution. Listen and learn!
Voters head to the polls tonight to decide the next president of the United States. What will their choice mean for basic science funding in the future?