This week on Radio Astronomy, Jacqueline Goldstein and Erin Boettcher discuss the birth of stars from stellar nurseries: large, dusty, gaseous clouds in which young stars condense and form.
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NASA is sending a dual-rotor helicopter probe to Titan, a moon of Saturn. If this doesn’t make you click, we’re not sure what will.
Tonight, the Perpetual Notion Machine gets a glimpse of what it’s like to be an astronomer. Our guest is Robert Mathieu, professor of astronomy at UW-Madison. He studies the structure, […]
Radio Astronomy host Aaron Lopez tells us about how scientists might use Gaia Data Release 2. The Gaia Data Release 2 is a star catalog that came from the European […]
(WORT) — Outer space is almost a vacuum. But UW astronomy scholars Ben Rosenwasser and Jacqueline Goldstein tell us why that “almost” makes a big difference.
(WORT) — UW-Madison Astronomy scholars Jenna Ryon and Anna Williams tell us about Mercury’s pencil lead crust.
Radio Astronomy’s Diego Casanova explains what Stephen Hawking’s last paper said and why it’s so important. Stephen Hawking passed away this spring. Before passing away, Hawking was in the process […]
Radio Astronomy hosts Aaron Lopez and Zach Pace have more on what new findings mean for the possibility of finding living organisms on the red planet. Some scientists believe that there, […]
On this week of Radio Astronomy, Jacqueline Goldstein and Erin Boettcher discuss Saturn and the space craft Cassini. Cassini is completing its grand finale, which will give NASA details on […]
Radio Astronomy hosts Zach Pace and Brianna Smart share why UW-Madison researchers were in southern Arizona to do some research. Aaron Watkins from Case Western Reserve University was looking at the […]