February 05, 2021: Student astronomer finds Galactic missing matter
PhD Student Yuanming Wang uses distant galaxies to detect "invisible" cold clump of gas
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.
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
November 18, 2020: The Search for Strange New Worlds
Join us for a public webinar by Prof. Leslie Rogers (University of Chicago).
April 01, 2019: Prof. Patrick Brady named LSC Spokesperson
UWM Physics professor Patrick Brady was named the spokesperson for LIGO Scientific Collaboration
November 16, 2018: Alchemy and Stardust
Join us for an evening of scientific discussion and public talk by CGCA Distinguished Professor Emertius John Friedman.
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
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
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.
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