UW Today

April 18, 2013

HuskyFest, Earth Day activities fill Red Square Friday

Husky Fest Block Party logo.

Join in Friday during HuskyFest and kick-off activities for Earth Day.

Arts Roundup: Drama, art — and a student-run jazz festival

David Brody

The School of Drama continues its Western, music Professor Robin McCabe and sister Rachelle McCabe perform works for piano, and jazzman Bill Frisell visits for the fifth-annual IMPfest.

Astronomers discover five-planet system with most Earth-like exoplanet yet

Kepler 62e and 62f compared with the Earth. UW astronomer Eric Agol discovered 62f.

A University of Washington astronomer has discovered perhaps the most Earth-like planet yet found outside the solar system by the Kepler Space Telescope.