One astronaut’s amazing Earth Day — getting ready to pilot a flight to the International Space Station
April 22, 2021
Alumna Megan McArthur to return to space as pilot of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 mission, set to launch Friday, April 23.
February 18, 2021
The UCLA planetary scientist is deputy principal investigator for one of the NASA rover’s experiments.
February 11, 2021
Meet Kirsten Howley, the real-life Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory astrophysicist working to prevent “Armageddon,” as UC celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science (Feb. 11).
January 14, 2021
An astrophysicist faces the universe’s darkness with help from those around her and from the stars above her.
January 7, 2021
How physicists are making a return trip from the Red Planet a possibility.
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.