UW Madison Astronomers build new instrument for the 4th edition of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS)
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The Perseids Meteor Shower Lights up the August Sky! Listen now!
Learn all about real scientific research that anyone and everyone can contribute to! These Citizen Science projects are making incredible discoveries about the universe.
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 […]
The Kepler space telescope has officially ended its planet-hunting mission. But don’t despair, Kepler has discovered 167 confirmed extrasolar planets and another 3,568 planet candidates are waiting to be confirmed.
Learn even more about how to help astronomers sift through huge amounts of data to make truly amazing discoveries! SETI@Home and The Milky Way Project are just two of the […]
Have you ever wanted to visit Mars? Many different types of missions to the Red Planet are currently being considered, and volunteers might be needed to man these missions. Tune […]
The Voyager 1 spacecraft has officially reached interstellar space. After making the first close passages of Jupiter and Saturn, Voyager 1 has been traveling through the outer Solar System for […]
Tomorrow the European Space Agency’s Philae lander will attempt the first-ever landing on a comet. We’ll tell you why we want to land on a comet and how we’re […]
Last week the European Space Agency’s Philae probe attempted to land on comet 67P. While not everything went according to plan it was still a very exciting day. Listen […]