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Is there a ninth planet out there? We may soon find out
NASA boosts deep-space interferometer and other far-out ideas
Graduate Student Guadalupe Tovar Wins Award for Research Presentation Skills 
"Like Google for the sky": Vera Rubin Observatory will map the universe with more detail than ever
Group seeks to understand how a new type of satellite will impact Earth-based astronomy
Astronomers worry about bright object in night sky
Five UW faculty members elected as AGU Fellows, plus more honors
Space Telescope Science Institute and Brinson Foundation
UW selected as host institution for Brinson Prize and 51-Pegasi b Postdoctoral Fellowships
Dawg Daze Digest: Planetarium Shows, Art Tours, Trivia, Information Sessions and more!
Harvard professor Avi Loeb says he found interstellar objects in the deep sea -- others are skeptical
Purple-blue starry night sky of the Milky Way
Introducing the 2023 Summer Student Research Prize Winners
'Potentially hazardous' 600-foot asteroid detected near Earth after a year of hiding in plain sight
New algorithm hunting for dangerous asteroids spots its first one during test
Scientists test algorithm that spots potentially hazardous asteroids
Discovery images from the ATLAS survey, with 2022 SF289 visible in the red boxes.
New algorithm ensnares its first ‘potentially hazardous’ asteroid
New algorithm ensnares its first ‘potentially hazardous’ asteroid
Poetry for the Moon
A nearby supernova could be our chance to hear from aliens
What is out there
Secrets of the stars
Husky Giving Day 2023 was a success!
Faculty/staff honors: Legal education innovation award, stellar astronomical writing and more
Debby Tran, Eric Agol, and Mario Juric speaking to students at the UW Astronomy table at the AAS conference.
A Recap: American Astronomical Society 241st Meeting in Seattle
Video: Lummi Nation School students visit UW to talk to International Space Station astronaut
A color rendition of NGC 6302, the Butterfly Nebula, created from black-and-white exposures taken by the Hubble Space Telescope in 2019 and 2020.
How did the Butterfly Nebula get its wings? It’s complicated
ArtSci Roundup: LIVE from Space, History Lecture Series, Going Public Podcast Launch, and more!