A futuristic technique conceptualized by Stanford scientists could enable astronomical imaging far more advanced than any present today.
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Each year, UC Santa Cruz’s five academic divisions—Arts, Baskin School of Engineering, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Physical and Biological Sciences—selects one graduate student alumnus/a/i as their Distinguished Graduate Student honoree. The awards ceremony for the 2022 cohort will take place on April 23 of Alumni Weekend. Risa Wechsler has been named UC Santa Cruz’s Physical and Biological Sciences Distinguished Graduate Student Alumna.
The record-breaking beam is emanating from a pulsar—a rapidly rotating, collapsed star with a strong magnetic field—located around 1,600 light-years from Earth.
The Rubin Observatory's LSST Camera will take enormously detailed images of the night sky from atop a mountain in Chile. Down below the mountain, high-speed computers will send the data out into the world. What happens in between?
In time for Valentine’s Day, NASA’s Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer which launched Dec. 9, 2021, has delivered its first imaging data since completing its month-long commissioning phase.
All instruments are functioning well aboard the observatory, which is on a quest to study some of the most mysterious and extreme objects in the universe.
Researchers are hoping to "hear" dark matter particles using a super-cooled experiment in California.