The ultimate fate of a star shredded by a black hole
We caught up with Judah Van Zandt UCLA grad student to ask him about his research on the Distant Giants survey and a sub-stellar companion to a nearby sun-like star. Question: From studying the architecture of other solar systems have you learned anything about how common or rare our solar system’s architecture is? Judah: After […]
Following the recent news story around the origins of elusive ultradiffuse galaxies we spoke with UCO affiliate astronomer Laura Sales, Associate Professor at UC Riverside and co-leader on this project about what direction this research will take next. Q: Can you give us the big picture – what is your research into ultradiffuse galaxies trying […]
Abnormally High Alcohol and Mystery Heat Source Detected on Comet Wirtanen
“We are very proud of the heritage of planet hunting which grew up around Lick Observatory and the Hamilton Spectrograph on the Shane telescope,” said Matthew Shetrone, deputy director of UC Observatories (UCO).
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Astronomers Capture a Direct Image of a Brown Dwarf