Sep 10, 2015 When a star passes too close to a dormant supermassive black hole, it gets torn apart by tidal forces.
Sep 8, 2015 Three distinguished alumni and a current grad student join Chancellor Blumenthal to discuss astronomy, space, and discovery
Aug 24, 2015 UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed UC Santa Cruz astronomer Claire Max as director of UC Observatories.
Aug 13, 2015 Five UC Santa Cruz astronomers were involved in the first planet discovery by the Gemini Planet Imager.
Aug 4, 2015 Piero Madau, distinguished professor of astronomy and astrophysics, has been appointed to an International Blaise Pascal Research Chair.
Jul 23, 2015 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts has awarded a $30,000 grant to support an innovative artist residency and exhibition developed by the Institute of the Arts and Sciences (IAS) at UC Santa Cruz and the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in San Jose--in collaboration with the UC Lick Observatory.
Jul 9, 2015 Lin will receive the 2015 Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal from the Astronomical Society of the Pacific.
May 28, 2015 Kraft was a widely recognized researcher and a gifted administrator who helped guide astronomy into the modern era.
May 14, 2015 Astronomers discovered four quasars, each one a rare object in its own right, in close physical proximity to each other.
May 8, 2015 Piero Madau, distinguished professor of astronomy and astrophysics, was honored for achieving marked distinction in the physical sciences.
May 6, 2015 UC Santa Cruz grad student Tuguldur Sukhbold is using grant money to bring telescopes to schools in Mongolia so that science-starved kids might be exposed to the wonders of the universe.
May 5, 2015 Astronomers have pushed back the cosmic frontier of galaxy exploration to a time when the universe was only 5 percent of its present age.
Apr 29, 2015 Kirshner's talk, "The Accelerating Universe: Einstein's Blunder Undone," is free and open to the public.
Apr 21, 2015 Astrophysicist Jonathan Fortney is one of 15 principal investigators for a new NASA initiative searching for life on planets around other stars.
Mar 26, 2015 For 35 years the Summer Series program at UC's Lick Observatory has drawn concert fans and astronomy devotees to the summit of Mt. Hamilton.
Mar 23, 2015 Jupiter swept clear the inner solar system, resulting in the formation of a planetary system unlike any other astronomers have yet found
Mar 23, 2015 Astronomers are expanding the search for extraterrestrial intelligence into a new realm with detectors tuned to infrared light.
Mar 10, 2015 Astronomer Puragra GuhaThakurta will use a sabbatical at Google to expand and diversify the Science Internship Program.
Mar 2, 2015 Postdoctoral researcher Ken Chen was honored in the early career category of the 2015 High Performance Computing Achievement Awards.
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