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Hubble captures galaxies’ ghostly gaze

Hubble captures galaxies’ ghostly gaze

An image captured earlier this year by the Hubble Space Telescope may look like a ghostly apparition, but it is not. Hubble is looking at a titanic head-on collision between two galaxies. Julianne Dalcanton, professor and chair of astronomy at the UW, led the team that captured the image.

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Video: Spider myths, facts from the Burke Museum’s spider expert

Video: Spider myths, facts from the Burke Museum’s spider expert

A new study by a research team that included the University of Washington offers new evidence to support what scientists have long suspected about dogs: that some dog behaviors that help characterize breeds — a drive to chase, for example, or aggression toward strangers — are associated with distinct genetic differences among them.

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The Burke, unwrapped

The Burke, Washington’s oldest museum, opened the doors of its new home last weekend — visitors can explore a host of galleries and peer through the walls to see a natural history museum in action

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#UWphototeam

Recently, the #UWphototeam photographed college-bound scholars in DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking and Technology). The students work on coding responsive robots and produce short videos focused on disability activism and awareness during a week-long Summer Study program.

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