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UW Grad Student Josh Heiner from Star Valley Earns Quantum Mechanics Fellowship

UW Professors Dr. Jinke Tang, Dr. Yuri Dahnovsky, Dr. Wenyong Wang and Dr. TeYu Chien Discover Way to Make Solar Cells More Efficient

UW Faculty Member Dr. Hannah Jang-Condell and Students Contribute to Paper on Newly Discovered ‘Hot’ Planet

Postal Service’s New Eclipse Stamp to be Launched at UW

One Small Change Makes Solar Cells More Efficient 

A Star May Soon Explode, And We’ll All Get To Watch

Astronomers Predict Explosion that Will Change the Night Sky in 2022

Two stars are about to smash into each other and the explosion will be visible with the naked eye

There will soon be a new bright spot in our night sky

Paired Stars in Cygnus En Route to Merger


Faculty, researchers and students are conducting scientific research in everything from planets and asteroids in the solar system to the formation of the stars and galaxy. 

Astronomer Dr Adam Myers, discussed black holes and quasars.
The 100th Anniversary of Einstein's Theory of General Relativity: Wyoming’s Connection - Glen Rebka
Enzi STEM building a big hit on campus - Laramie Boomerang Article
Mechanical Properties of Nanomaterials Are Altered Due to Electric Field, UW Researchers Find
Bow waves betray dozens of runaway stars
Runaway Stars Leave Infrared Waves in Space


Material Surfaces Are Not Just Two-Dimensional
Wyoming Teachers Gain STEM Skills at UW
NASA’s NExSS Coalition to Lead Search for Life on Distant Worlds
UW’s Dale Among Professors Selected to Recruit Physics Teachers
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