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Space Telescope Science Institute and Brinson Foundation UW selected as host institution for Brinson Prize and 51-Pegasi b Postdoctoral Fellowships September 15, 2023
Dawg Daze Digest: Planetarium Shows, Art Tours, Trivia, Information Sessions and more! September 7, 2023
Harvard professor Avi Loeb says he found interstellar objects in the deep sea -- others are skeptical September 3, 2023
Purple-blue starry night sky of the Milky Way Introducing the 2023 Summer Student Research Prize Winners August 11, 2023
New algorithm hunting for dangerous asteroids spots its first one during test August 2, 2023
'Potentially hazardous' 600-foot asteroid detected near Earth after a year of hiding in plain sight August 2, 2023
Scientists test algorithm that spots potentially hazardous asteroids July 31, 2023
Discovery images from the ATLAS survey, with 2022 SF289 visible in the red boxes. New algorithm ensnares its first ‘potentially hazardous’ asteroid July 31, 2023
New algorithm ensnares its first ‘potentially hazardous’ asteroid July 30, 2023
Poetry for the Moon June 26, 2023
A nearby supernova could be our chance to hear from aliens June 12, 2023
What is out there Secrets of the stars May 29, 2023
Husky Giving Day 2023 was a success! April 12, 2023
Faculty/staff honors: Legal education innovation award, stellar astronomical writing and more March 21, 2023
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 March 15, 2023
Video: Lummi Nation School students visit UW to talk to International Space Station astronaut February 16, 2023
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 February 14, 2023
ArtSci Roundup: LIVE from Space, History Lecture Series, Going Public Podcast Launch, and more! February 2, 2023
Headshots from Left to right of: Renee Ludlam, Shouleh Nikzad, Linda Shore, Henny J.G.L.M. Lamers, and Emily M. Levesque. AAS Names Recipients of 2023 Awards & Prizes February 2, 2023
How did the Butterfly Nebula get its wings? It’s complicated January 11, 2023
Composite HST image of Triangulum galaxy compared to distributions of old and young stars. Old and new stars paint very different pictures of the Triangulum galaxy January 10, 2023
The star Gaia17bpp, circled in red, as shown by the Pan-STARRS1 and DSS missions. Unusually brightening star captures attention as a stellar oddity January 10, 2023
An artistic rending of the star Gaia17bpp being partially eclipsed by the dust cloud surrounding a smaller companion star. The seven-year photobomb: Distant star’s dimming was likely a ‘dusty’ companion getting in the way, astronomers say January 9, 2023
The military is about to launch a constellation January 2, 2023
From Artemis to Webb, take a look back - and a look ahead - at the year's top trends in aerospace January 2, 2023