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“Starman” Fraser Wins Teaching Award
Despite global climate change, Earth is surprisingly carbon poor
Killer asteroid hunters spot 27,500 overlooked space rocks
If alien life is found, how should scientists break the news?
Subtle Seattle eclipse show couldn't outshine local enthusiasm
Q&A: Eclipses aren’t just good for jaw-dropping views — they’re also opportunities for stellar science, says UW astronomer
Q&A: Eclipses aren't just good for jaw-dropping views — they're also opportunities for stellar science, says UW astronomer
Scientists complete world’s biggest camera for ‘greatest movie of all time’
Welcoming our New Department Chair, Dr. Werk
Starry sky above a glowing sunset
What the Sky Teaches Us
10 Washington road-trip spots recommended by the people who know them best
SETI searches for alien signals synchronized with supernova 1987A
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