Secrets of the Stars
May 30, 2023 | UW Story | James Urton
How UW astronomers, the world’s largest telescope and a revolutionary survey of space will upend what we thought we knew about the universe. Full article is featured on the UW Homepage here.Read More »
From Artemis to Webb, take a look back — and a look ahead — at the year’s top trends in aerospace
May 23, 2023 | GeekWire | Alan Boyle
I’ve been rounding up the top stories in space on an annual basis for 25 years now (starting with the Mars Pathfinder mission in 1997), and 2022 ranks among the biggest years when it comes to opening up new frontiers on the final frontier. The best thing about these frontier-opening stories — especially the James Webb […]Read More »
Husky Giving Day 2023 was a success!
April 10, 2023 | UW DiRACRead More »
Support the Astronomy Department Student Programs on Husky Giving Day
March 1, 2023 |
The Astronomy Department will be taking part in Husky Giving Day, an annual philanthropy event at the University of Washington! We are trying to raise funds to support research programs for our undergraduate and graduate students. Watch the video and learn why engaging early in the research in a students career can have a profound […]Read More »
A green comet is passing by Earth. Here’s how to see it.
February 1, 2023 | National Geographic, Michael Greshko
“The Zwicky Transient Facility, which found the new green comet, provides a preview of what to expect from the Vera C. Rubin Observatory, a gigantic facility currently under construction in Chile. Once operational in 2024, it will be the biggest survey telescope ever built, opening up a whole new era of cosmic understanding. “Read More »