Providing UC Astronomers state of the art facilities
Lick Observatory Wildfire Relief
The list of immediate needs is growing and our priorities may need to evolve with circumstances. Your gift to the UCO Director’s Opportunity Fund today will provide the flexible support necessary for Director Max to address needs as they arise in this rapidly changing situation.
UCO Living Room Lecture Series
UCO Living Room Lecture 01/13/2021 Professor Emily Martin – NSF Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Santa Cruz and UC Chancellors Fellow working on several instrument projects. Emily’s talk was centered around PEAS, the Planet as Exoplanet Analog Spectrograph, a new instrument being tested at Lick Observatory this winter. Covering the background for why she built this instrument, how the instrument works, and some of the science we hope to do with PEAS.
The next event will take place in Summer 2021 – Date To be confirmed
You can subscribe & watch all our previous events on our UC Observatories YouTube channel.
Opportunities at UCO
The next UCO Director will play a major role in shaping the future of the University’s investment in ground-based optical-infrared observatories and maintaining its global leadership in optical-infrared astronomy. Leading UCO, the Director will facilitate and advance groundbreaking work in astronomy and astrophysics. To this end, the University of California seeks a Director for UCO with a compelling vision and commitment to lead the organization in this transformative period.