(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) — Ben Rosenwasser talks with fellow UW grad student Stephen Pardy about creating computer simulations of satellite galaxies around the Milky Way.
(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) — Ever since Pluto was demoted to a dwarf planet, our solar system has official contained eight planets. But recently, evidence of a ninth planet hiding in the outer limits of our solar system has surfaced.
(WORT) — Last week, the LISA Pathfinder was launched and is now testing new technologies to detect gravitational waves.
(WORT) — The Radio Astronomy crew looks at the legacy of Henrietta Swan Leavitt and her work researching Cepheid Variable stars. Leavitt’s story was just told at the Overture Center by Forward Theater Company.