UW Space Place

    University Place lecture series.

    Video thumbnail: University Place A Visitor's Guide to the Milky Way Galaxy

    University Place

    A Visitor's Guide to the Milky Way Galaxy

    Examine the redefined outline of the Milky Way Galaxy.

    A Visitor's Guide to the Milky Way Galaxy

    Video thumbnail: University Place Astronomy at the University of Wisconsin

    University Place

    Astronomy at the University of Wisconsin

    Jim Lattis discusses the history of astronomy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

    Astronomy at the University of Wisconsin

    Video thumbnail: University Place Badger Astronomers Spanning the Globe

    University Place

    Badger Astronomers Spanning the Globe

    Eric Hooper talks about research projects UW astronomers are working on around the world.

    Badger Astronomers Spanning the Globe

    Video thumbnail: University Place The Universe Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

    University Place

    The Universe Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

    Edward Churchwell explores the past, the present and future changes in the universe.

    The Universe Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

    Video thumbnail: University Place Tales of Star Clusters

    University Place

    Tales of Star Clusters

    Kyle Cudworth explains the difference between open star clusters and globulars.

    Tales of Star Clusters

    Video thumbnail: University Place Cosmic Chemistry

    University Place

    Cosmic Chemistry

    Christy Tremonti focuses on common chemical elements in the universe.

    Cosmic Chemistry

    Video thumbnail: University Place Magnetic Fields in the Universe

    University Place

    Magnetic Fields in the Universe

    Alex Lazarian discusses magnetism and astrophysical magnetic fields.

    Magnetic Fields in the Universe

    Video thumbnail: University Place How Video Games Help Astronomy

    University Place

    How Video Games Help Astronomy

    Nick Hill explores using video gaming technology to enhance our knowledge of space.

    How Video Games Help Astronomy

    Video thumbnail: University Place How to Make a Diamond the Size of Earth

    University Place

    How to Make a Diamond the Size of Earth

    David Kaplan explores the universe and focuses on a recently discovered white dwarf star.

    How to Make a Diamond the Size of Earth

    Video thumbnail: University Place Cosmic Rays as Probes of the High-Energy Universe

    University Place

    Cosmic Rays as Probes of the High-Energy Universe

    Erin Boettcher explores the characteristic properties of cosmic rays.

    Cosmic Rays as Probes of the High-Energy Universe

    Video thumbnail: University Place Finding Black Holes in the X-ray Sky

    University Place

    Finding Black Holes in the X-ray Sky

    Karen Lewis explores the galaxy looking for Active Galactic Nuclei.

    Finding Black Holes in the X-ray Sky

    Video thumbnail: University Place Problems with the Cosmic Fuel Supply

    University Place

    Problems with the Cosmic Fuel Supply

    Aleks Diamond-Stanic explores the supply and use of gas, or cosmic fuel, in galaxies.

    Problems with the Cosmic Fuel Supply

    Video thumbnail: University Place Exploring Exploding Stars

    University Place

    Exploring Exploding Stars

    Benedikt Riedel shares his research into supernovae at the IceCube Observatory.

    Exploring Exploding Stars

    Video thumbnail: University Place New Horizons, the Mission to Pluto

    University Place

    New Horizons, the Mission to Pluto

    Jim Lattis shares the findings of the New Horizon spacecraft as it nears Pluto.

    New Horizons, the Mission to Pluto

    Video thumbnail: University Place Climate Change, from Global to Local

    University Place

    Climate Change, from Global to Local

    Brenna Holzhauer explores ways to discuss climate change with children and families.

    Climate Change, from Global to Local

    Video thumbnail: University Place How to Build a Galaxy in Three Easy Steps

    University Place

    How to Build a Galaxy in Three Easy Steps

    Stephen Pardy explains that by using the right ingredients, you can create a galaxy.

    How to Build a Galaxy in Three Easy Steps

    Video thumbnail: University Place How UW's Astronomers Measured the Universe

    University Place

    How UW's Astronomers Measured the Universe

    Jim Lattis shares the contributions of UW astronomers to the modern concept of galaxies.

    How UW's Astronomers Measured the Universe

    Video thumbnail: University Place Supernova Explosions are Weirder than You Think

    University Place

    Supernova Explosions are Weirder than You Think

    Jennifer L. Hoffman explores the shapes that are produced by supernova explosions.

    Supernova Explosions are Weirder than You Think

    Video thumbnail: University Place NASA's Space Vegetables

    University Place

    NASA's Space Vegetables

    Simon Gilroy explores what happens to plants during spaceflight.

    NASA's Space Vegetables

    Video thumbnail: University Place Shedding Light on Distant Galaxies

    University Place

    Shedding Light on Distant Galaxies

    Britt Lundgren explores ways to map the universe through the light emitted by quasars.

    Shedding Light on Distant Galaxies

    Video thumbnail: University Place The Fastest Particles in the Universe

    University Place

    The Fastest Particles in the Universe

    Ellen Zweibel discusses the properties of cosmic rays and their effect on life on Earth.

    The Fastest Particles in the Universe

    Video thumbnail: University Place How Binary Star Systems Form

    University Place

    How Binary Star Systems Form

    Ben Tofflemire explores the formation of stars, planets and binary star systems.

    How Binary Star Systems Form

    Video thumbnail: University Place How to Make a Galaxy

    University Place

    How to Make a Galaxy

    Jacqueline van Gorkom discusses how galaxies form and evolve.

    How to Make a Galaxy

    Video thumbnail: University Place Structural Dynamics Challenges in Launch

    University Place

    Structural Dynamics Challenges in Launch

    Matt Allen discusses the principles of physics necessary for successful rocket design.

    Structural Dynamics Challenges in Launch