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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November 16, 2018: Alchemy and Stardust

Join us for an evening of scientific discussion and public talk by CGCA Distinguished Professor Emertius John Friedman.

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July 24, 2018: Young galaxy’s halo offers clues to its growth and evolution

New capabilities of the Keck Telescope illuminate the large, gaseous halo of a small and distant galaxy

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July 05, 2018: Einstein's theory of gravity holds – even in extreme conditions

Work showing that all objects fall at the same rate has just been published in the journal Nature.

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May 01, 2018: The Radio Emission from GW170817 is Fading!

The radio waves that we've been studying from the neutron star merger have started to fade.

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February 27, 2018: LIGO Discovery Featured in UWM Research Magazine

Work by the CGCA in the Nobel-prize winning discovery of gravitational waves from colliding black holes and the subsequent discovery of multi-messenger emission from colliding neutron stars is featured in the 2018 UWM Research Magazine.

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