May 03, 2022: The Brightest Pulsar Ever

ASKAP VAST Survey discovers possibly the brightest pulsar ever with a new technique

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October 12, 2021: Strange Radio Source Toward the Galactic Center

ASKAP VAST Survey discovers transient, polarized radio source toward the Galactic Center

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September 06, 2021: CGCA Professor leads UWM computing grant

UWM Associate Professor of Physics Phil Chang has led a $400,000 grant to upgrade UWM's computing facilities

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August 16, 2021: ASKAP VAST Collaboration Releases Initial Results

The ASKAP Variables and Slow Transients (VAST) collaboration has just published its first main survey paper.

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June 21, 2021: NANOGrav renews Physics Frontiers Center

The NANOGrav collaboration has been awarded a 5-year, $17 million grant from the National Science Foundation to identify low-frequency gravitational waves.

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February 05, 2021: Student astronomer finds Galactic missing matter

PhD Student Yuanming Wang uses distant galaxies to detect "invisible" cold clump of gas

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January 11, 2021: NANOGrav finds possible first hints of low-frequency gravitational wave background

NANOGrav, which uses millisecond pulsars to detect low-frequency gravitational waves, reports finding an intriguing signal which may be the first sign of gravitational waves from supermassive binary black holes.

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December 09, 2020: UWM Scientist Helps Discover Space Weather Around Other Stars

UWM Physics professor David Kaplan helps discover key sign of space weather around nearby star

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November 18, 2020: The Search for Strange New Worlds

Join us for a public webinar by Prof. Leslie Rogers (University of Chicago).

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April 01, 2019: Prof. Patrick Brady named LSC Spokesperson

UWM Physics professor Patrick Brady was named the spokesperson for LIGO Scientific Collaboration

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