Grab a pint and come learn about how, where, and why to watch the 2017 Great American Eclipse, a total solar eclipse sweeping across the country on August 21st. Jim Lattis, the director of UW–Madison’s Space Place, will share how to safely view the eclipse and what scientists have learned by studying eclipses over the […]
On this episode of Radio Astronomy, Diego Casanova and Zach Pace discuss Navy Seals, taking a bath, and what it takes to be an astronaut.
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 Saturn’s rings, gravity and the clouds in its atmosphere.
Jaqueline Goldstein and Zach Pace explain how a gravitationally lensed supernova is helping to test theories on gravity and measure the expansion of our universe.
This week on Radio Astronomy, Jacqueline Goldstein and Zach Pace discuss the Arecibo Telescope. The Telescope which has been featured in many books and films, but it has a rich history in science, it determined Mercury’s rotation period, found the crab pulsar, and made the first direct image of an asteroid. However over the years as […]
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.