Erika K. Carlson and Brianna Smart discuss the recent announcement of the first observations made of the universe’s earliest stars. Sources: http://www.astronomy.com/news/2018/03/fingerprinting-the-very-first-stars https://gizmodo.com/scientists-discover-long-sought-evidence-of-first-stars-1823388372
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(WORT) — UW-Madison astronomy scholars Anna Williams and Ben Rosenwasser discuss the current and future placement of several space telescopes.
MADISON (WORT) — After a 7-month hibernation, Philae is now sending back data from 317 million miles away.
(WORT) — UW-Madison Astronomy students Jenna Ryon and Arthur Eigenbrot honor Astronaut Edgar Mitchell who passed away this month at the age of 85.
(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.
(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 […]
(WORT) — UW-Madison astronomy scholars Anna Williams and Ben Rosenwasser tell us about how researchers at the University of Texas are using the stars to pinpoint the dates of ancient […]
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) Is a distant, oddly flickering star a form of extraterrestrial communication? UW Astronomy students Jacqueline Goldstein and Jenna Ryon are live in the studio to tell us more…
In today’s Radio Astronomy, Brianna Smart and Aaron Lopez tell us about Yerkes Observatory in Williams Bay, Wisconsin, which is set to close this fall after more than a hundred […]