A ‘new’ star appeared in the constellation Delphinus the Dolphin in late August. Called a nova, this surprise event is caused by a runaway nuclear explosion on the surface of a nearby white dwarf star, and happened to be visible to the naked eye for several days.
Find out how you can contribute to real astronomy research just by using your eyes and a smartphone app! Help scientists better understand space debris and light pollution by gathering data with your smartphone.
Wisconsin Republicans are pushing to limit the hours municipal election clerks can accommodate in-person absentee voting.
A federal trial over Wisconsin’s voter ID law is garnering national attention and could set a historic precedent for equal rights.
Learn all about real scientific research that anyone and everyone can contribute to! These Citizen Science projects are making incredible discoveries about the universe.
In this episode, reporter Matthew Zmudka interviewed chemist and blogger Lee Bishop. Lee works on outreach for the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology at UW-Madison and organizes the popular Madison Nerd Nite events.