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Astronomers track down fast radio bursts to galaxies’ spiral arms

By Donna Weaver (STScI) & Tim Stephens (UCSC) May 27, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image above: Hunting for the neighborhoods of enigmatic, fast radio..

May 27, 2021

James Webb Space Telescope program aims to map the earliest structures of the universe

By Tim StephensUC Santa Cruz April 22, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA [Image: The COSMOS-Webb survey will map .6 square degrees of the sky—about the area of..

April 22, 2021

Celestial heights and oceanic depths

By Dan WhiteUC Santa Cruz March 16, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA Two interactive, high-tech floors in the newly renovated Science & Engineering Library have..

March 16, 2021

Radioactive elements may be crucial to the habitability of rocky planets

By Tim StephensUC Santa Cruz November 18, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image above: These illustrations show three versions of a rocky planet with different..

November 18, 2020

Sandra Faber is a genealogist of the cosmic kind

By Jerry Davich Chicago Tribune June 11, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Sandra Faber, UCSC Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics, accepts the..

June 11, 2019

UCSC hosts summer program on machine learning in astronomy

By Tim Stephens UC Santa Cruz April 30, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA The Kavli Summer Program in Astrophysics brings together an international group of..

April 30, 2019

Face recognition for galaxies: Artificial intelligence brings new tools to astronomy

(Contributed) April 24, 2018 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image above: A ‘deep learning’ algorithm trained on images from cosmological simulations is..

April 24, 2018

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