• Social Media and Science

    Posted on Oct 29th

    Social media is a tricky thing. On one hand, it leads to being inundated with baby pictures from people you haven’t seen […]

  • Citizen Science: Helping Make New Discoveries

    Posted on Oct 14th

    Sometimes it is hard to concentrate at work. Your mind wanders, you feel a bit restless—the next thing you know, you’ve spent […]

  • Telescopes: Bringing the Stars Within Our Grasp

    Posted on Sep 18th

    Last week we covered the UW Astronomy Department’s Universe in the Park (UitP) program. It’s a popular program, not only because it […]

  • Exploring Exoplanets with Universe in the Park

    Posted on Sep 10th

    Whether you are young or old, indoors-y or outdoors-y, the idea of stargazing is tantalizing. So when the UW Astronomy Department’s Universe […]

  • Hello, world :)

    Posted on Sep 4th

    Welcome back, students! It’s the start of a new year—and a new blog! The Astronomy Library started this blog to keep you […]