Jan 16, 2015 The American Astronomical Society awarded the Joseph Weber Award for Astronomical Instrumentation to UC Observatories director Claire Max.
Jan 8, 2015 Disordered stellar populations suggest bombardment of our neighboring galaxy Andromeda by smaller galaxies
Dec 12, 2014 Images of the 'Slug Nebula' provided the first glimpse of a filament of the cosmic web thought to connect galaxies throughout the universe.
Dec 3, 2014 UC Santa Cruz received $350,000 in grant and donor funds for an upgrade of the Kast Spectrograph, a crucial instrument for UC astronomers.
Nov 20, 2014 New findings are at odds with leading theories for the formation of globular clusters of stars in galaxies
Nov 4, 2014 The UC Office of the President has reversed an earlier decision to pull funding from Lick Observatory by 2018.
Oct 22, 2014 What does the birth and death of stars have to do with the lives of real human beings? How do we balance the joy and pain of life in a productive way? Does technology make us less than human…or something more?
Oct 16, 2014 Astronomers have created the first map of the ‘adolescent’ universe as it appeared 10.8 billion years ago.
Oct 9, 2014 Scientists have made the most detailed global map yet of the glow from a planet orbiting another star.
Oct 2, 2014 Claire Max, professor of astronomy and astrophysics at UC Santa Cruz, succeeds Sandra Faber as interim director of UC Observatories.
Sep 29, 2014 Study led by UC Santa Cruz postdoc indicates some supernovae would leave no remnant black hole behind
Sep 18, 2014 Leading astronomers from around the world will gather to honor UC Santa Cruz astronomer Harland W. Epps, who retired in July.
Aug 31, 2014 New findings suggest chemical fingerprints can be used to identify stars born in the same cluster
Jul 28, 2014 The TMT has its roots at UC Santa Cruz, where astronomers have been working for years on the design of this powerful new telescope.
Jun 30, 2014 Douglas N. C. Lin earns recognition for outstanding contributions to the field of dynamical astronomy.
Jun 3, 2014 An international team of scientists has reported two planets orbiting a nearby and very old star known as Kapteyn's star.
May 21, 2014 Astrophysicist Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz is among a select group of 50 artists and scholars chosen for the Radcliffe Fellows Program.
May 20, 2014 Student Achievement Week from June 2-6 honors high academic achievement and creativity. Highlights include a science and mathematics poster symposium and the 40th annual Print Sale.
May 16, 2014 Harland Epps, a pioneer of astronomical optics, will receive the ASP's Maria and Eric Muhlmann Award.
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