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Total solar eclipse image where the sun is blocked out by the moon and only the solar corona is visible. April 8 solar eclipse Q & A Posted 10:16 a.m. Friday, March 29, 2024 UW-La Crosse astronomer explains this rare alignment of celestial bodies Read more about April 8 solar eclipse Q & A Story from Currents Robert Allen, longtime UWL planetarium director, has led public planetarium programs for people of all ages for more than 50 years. Connecting students to the stars Posted 5 a.m. Thursday, March 21, 2024 Longtime planetarium director unravels mysteries of the night sky for over 50 years Read more about Connecting students to the stars Donna Strickland A high-intensity laser lecture Posted 11:07 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023 Nobel Prize Winning physicist shares the discovery that paved the way for the highest-powered lasers in the world Read more about A high-intensity laser lecture Arthur B. McDonald, 2015 Nobel Laureate Nobel Laureate Posted 2:01 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022 2015 physics award winner to speak at UW-La Crosse Read more about Nobel Laureate Jaden Stanelle, a psychology major and Spanish minor from Fredonia, is a student in the UWL McNair Scholars Program. Federal funds Posted 1:06 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, 2022 $1.5 million grant fuels the McNair Scholars Program Read more about Federal funds UW-La Crosse Professor of Physics Seth King has been named the Carl E. Gulbrandsen Innovator of the Year by WiSys. The award is given to UW System faculty, staff or students who make exemplary contributions as a WiSys innovator. Top innovator Posted 2:16 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1, 2022 UW-La Crosse professor earns state innovation honor Read more about Top innovator Brian Soller, ’96, was recently named the chief operating officer for Luna Innovations, a fiber optics company based in Roanoke, Virginia. Climbing the ladder Posted 8:18 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021 Alum’s first job evolves into fulfilling career Read more about Climbing the ladder Shelly Lesher, chair of UWL’s Physics Department, is replacing Roger Haro as director of UWL's McNair Scholars Program. The program helps students from first-generation and diverse backgrounds prepare for graduate school. McNair program begins new chapter Posted 1:20 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10, 2021 Lesher succeeds Haro as program’s director Read more about McNair program begins new chapter UW-La Crosse Physics Professor Shelly Lesher’s new podcast series — “My Nuclear Life” — explores the intersection of nuclear science and society through interviews with historians, policy makers and others. Lesher says the podcast is geared toward those in the general public who are interested in history, science or learning something new. Nuclear navigation Posted 5 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021 UWL professor begins new podcast to spread knowledge about nuclear science Read more about Nuclear navigation UWL Physics Professor Bob Allen says the upcoming conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn just before Christmas has some calling it “The Christmas Star.” He says all eyes will focus on the astronomical rarity: these two planets will be visibly closer in the sky than they’ve been since medieval times. A Christmas Star? Posted 8:20 a.m. Monday, Dec. 14, 2020 UWL astronomer says the celestial show will be unusual Read more about A Christmas Star?

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