Chemistry and biochemistry professors Shaowei Chen and Yat Li, former chemistry graduate student Yichuan Ling, and astronomy and astrophysics scientists Jonathan Fortney, Garth Illingworth, and Rychard Bouwens were among the most cited researchers of 2021.
The Decadal Survey on Astronomy and Astrophysics identifies the most compelling science goals and provides recommendations for funding agencies
UCSC astronomers will be among the first to use the powerful new space telescope, and have been involved in the project from the start
UC Santa Cruz’s Nia Imara has contributed to finding a potential exoplanet thousands of times further than any planets discovered before.
Observations with multiple telescopes yield new insights into the final stages in the evolution of a massive star before it exploded in a core-collapse supernova
Simulations of supernova explosions of massive stars paired with neutron stars can explain puzzling results from gravitational wave observatories
Researchers can now hold stellar nurseries in their hands thanks to 3D printing, revealing features often obscured in traditional renderings and animations
The Ophiuchus star-forming complex offers an analog for the formation of the solar system, including the sources of elements found in primitive meteorites