October 7, 2020
Reinhard Genzel realized his mentor Charles Townes’ dream of exploring the center of the Milky Way on his way to his own Nobel Prize.
October 6, 2020
Andrea Ghez and Reinhard Genzel will share half the 2020 Nobel in physics for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the center of our galaxy.
August 12, 2020
A star like our sun could potentially support six planets with liquid water, a new study finds.
July 30, 2020
As the rover soars toward Mars, a UC Merced lab will be partially responsible for its success.
January 30, 2020
UC San Diego alumna discusses her journey from ‘STEM to Stars’ during live Q&A from International Space Station.
January 22, 2020
Magnetic storms form closer to Earth than previously thought, threatening satellites.
October 31, 2019
DESI, a 5,000-eyed instrument, is being used by UC researchers to explore the mystery of dark energy in color.
October 17, 2019
‘Lady Stardust’ was famous for teaching people they are made of it.
October 10, 2019
Astronaut Jessica Meir is at home on the International Space Station and ready for her all-female spacewalk.
July 29, 2019
Welcome to ‘extreme astrophysics’ — the most detailed study ever of a supermassive black hole and Einstein’s general theory of relativity.