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University Place lecture series.
A Visitor's Guide to the Milky Way Galaxy
Examine the redefined outline of the Milky Way Galaxy.
Special | 52m 42s
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Astronomy at the University of Wisconsin
Jim Lattis discusses the history of astronomy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Special | 1h 19m 58s
Badger Astronomers Spanning the Globe
Eric Hooper talks about research projects UW astronomers are working on around the world.
Special | 54m 55s
The Universe Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
Edward Churchwell explores the past, the present and future changes in the universe.
Special | 54m 32s
Tales of Star Clusters
Kyle Cudworth explains the difference between open star clusters and globulars.
Special | 59m 32s
Christy Tremonti focuses on common chemical elements in the universe.
Special | 44m 48s
Magnetic Fields in the Universe
Alex Lazarian discusses magnetism and astrophysical magnetic fields.
Special | 57m 28s
How Video Games Help Astronomy
Nick Hill explores using video gaming technology to enhance our knowledge of space.
Special | 45m 3s
How to Make a Diamond the Size of Earth
David Kaplan explores the universe and focuses on a recently discovered white dwarf star.
Special | 30m 36s
Cosmic Rays as Probes of the High-Energy Universe
Erin Boettcher explores the characteristic properties of cosmic rays.
Special | 44m 58s
Finding Black Holes in the X-ray Sky
Karen Lewis explores the galaxy looking for Active Galactic Nuclei.
Special | 55m 8s
Problems with the Cosmic Fuel Supply
Aleks Diamond-Stanic explores the supply and use of gas, or cosmic fuel, in galaxies.
Special | 46m 22s
Exploring Exploding Stars
Benedikt Riedel shares his research into supernovae at the IceCube Observatory.
Special | 24m 10s
New Horizons, the Mission to Pluto
Jim Lattis shares the findings of the New Horizon spacecraft as it nears Pluto.
Special | 55m 15s
Climate Change, from Global to Local
Brenna Holzhauer explores ways to discuss climate change with children and families.
Special | 46m 32s
How to Build a Galaxy in Three Easy Steps
Stephen Pardy explains that by using the right ingredients, you can create a galaxy.
Special | 38m 56s
How UW's Astronomers Measured the Universe
Jim Lattis shares the contributions of UW astronomers to the modern concept of galaxies.
Special | 34m 42s
Supernova Explosions are Weirder than You Think
Jennifer L. Hoffman explores the shapes that are produced by supernova explosions.
Special | 44m 21s
NASA's Space Vegetables
Simon Gilroy explores what happens to plants during spaceflight.
Special | 58m 49s
Shedding Light on Distant Galaxies
Britt Lundgren explores ways to map the universe through the light emitted by quasars.
Special | 51m 13s
The Fastest Particles in the Universe
Ellen Zweibel discusses the properties of cosmic rays and their effect on life on Earth.
Special | 32m 8s
How Binary Star Systems Form
Ben Tofflemire explores the formation of stars, planets and binary star systems.
Special | 42m 59s
How to Make a Galaxy
Jacqueline van Gorkom discusses how galaxies form and evolve.
Special | 38m 33s
Structural Dynamics Challenges in Launch
Matt Allen discusses the principles of physics necessary for successful rocket design.
Special | 44m 23s